This tutorial familiarizes the user with concepts and steps for using Semantic Inferencing in MarkLogic. The concepts of inference, rulesets, asserted triples and ontology triples are described with examples. Forward and backward chaining is compared and contrasted. RDF Schema, OWL, and path-based inference are also described and demonstrated. Includes discussion of best practices for optimizing inference performance.

Keywords: SPARQL, XQuery, Rules Based Inference, JavaScript, REST API
Publisher: MarkLogic
Time required: P20M
Interactivity type: expositive

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