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   RE: Services-based automation (WAS RE: Realistic proposals to the W3C?)

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  • From: Bill dehOra <wdehora@cromwellmedia.co.uk>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2000 15:04:47 +0100

>What the RDF might bring to the party is a means to 
>train the machine a bit better, so in effect, a 
>separate set of instructions.  As Joe said, it 
>comes down to pattern recognition.  Humans do it 
>extremely well and that combined with an opposable 
>thumb and speech gave us top branch on the monkey tree.
>What services can pattern recognition provide?

Associative memory (find all like this uri) instead of addressing memory
(find at this uri). You  could knock out a very cool implementation of Linda
tuple spaces using rdf.

Distributed/event based rules processing. Facts, rules, actions and
assertions are all tuple patterns and live in the service space (or a
network of services). You could knock a very cool implementation of such a
rules base using Linda tuple spaces using rdf.

Everything that Sun's Jini claims to be able to offer. You could knock up a
very cool distributed computing environment using...

-Bill de hÓra


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