The FLORID/FloXML Project
(1993-2000, Universitšt Freiburg)
FLORID (F-LOgic Reasoning In
Databases) project has been carried out from 1993 (v1.0) until 2002 (v3.0) in the Databases and
Information Systems group at Freiburg University. Florid is a
deductive object-oriented database system employing F-Logic as data
definition and query language. For further information about F-Logic
and Florid, see the Florid
homepage at Freiburg University.
With the increasing interest in
semistructured data, Florid has been extended for handling
semistructured data in the context of Information Integration from the
The experiences with F-Logic and FLORID have been continued in
project for XML.
In 2005, Florid (v4.0) started another life, still with its
main homepage is located at
which (finally?) faded out in the late 200Xs.
Among other usages, it was integrated with the DLFlorid
Semantic Web environment in a hybrid system for F-Logic rules and OWL reasoning.