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Determine compatibility using RDFox; a configuration management example

Compatibility solutions with RDFox...

Compatibility solutions with RDFox...

Across various industries and business models, companies seek to assess compatibility; for example, in regards to industrial configuration management, terms in contracts, points of a supply chain, buyers and suppliers, and so on.

Whether this process is in relation to assemblies, production or data analysis, it can require checking millions of combinations to assess whether components fit together and if they meet certain requirements. The large volumes of data, complex process and issue of scalability mean that traditional approaches are inefficient.

The full article demonstrates how RDFox can be used to make compatibility solutions correct, with almost unnoticeable iteration times, and operate 50–100 times faster than other RDF stores. It uses the example of an industrial configuration management solution.

The full article was published by Towards Data Science. Alternatively, watch the webinar:

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The Team and Resources

The team behind Oxford Semantic Technologies started working on RDFox in 2011 at the Computer Science Department of the University of Oxford with the conviction that flexible and high-performance reasoning was a possibility for data-intensive applications without jeopardising the correctness of the results. RDFox is the first market-ready knowledge graph designed from the ground up with reasoning in mind. Oxford Semantic Technologies is a spin-out of the University of Oxford and is backed by leading investors including Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC), Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI) and Oxford University’s investment arm (OUI). The author is proud to be a member of this team.