DL-liteR in the Light of Propositional Logic for Decentralized Data Management

This paper provides a decentralized data model and associated algorithms for peer data management systems (PDMS) based on the DL-liteR description logic. Our approach relies on reducing query reformulation and consistency checking for DL-liteR into reasoning in propositional logic. This enables a straightforward deployment of DL-liteR PDMSs on top of SomeWhere, a scalable propositional peer-to-peer inference system. We also show how to use the state-of-the-art Minicon algorithm for rewriting queries using views in DL-liteR in the centralized and decentralized cases.

Nada Abdallah, Francois Goasdoue, Marie-Christine Rousset