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Functorial Data Migration: From Theory to Practice



Eswaran Subrahmanian, Ryan Wisnesky, David Spivak, Patrick Schultz


In this paper we describe a functorial data migration [6] scenario about the manufacturing service capability of a distributed supply chain. The scenario is a category-theoretic analog of an OWL ontology-based \semantic enrichment" scenario [5] developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The scenario is presented using, and is included with, the open-source FQL tool, available for download at
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 8088
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Functorial Data Migration, Manufacturing services, Category theory


Subrahmanian, E. , Wisnesky, R. , , D. and Schultz, P. (2014), Functorial Data Migration: From Theory to Practice, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed September 29, 2023)
Created November 3, 2014, Updated February 19, 2017