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DLOG
2009
8 years 9 months ago
Quasi-Classical Semantics for Expressive Description Logics
Abstract. Inconsistency handling in expressive description logics is an important problem because inconsistency may naturally occur in an open world. In this paper, we present the ...
Xiaowang Zhang, Guilin Qi, Yue Ma, Zuoquan Lin
DLOG
2009
8 years 9 months ago
Reasoning About Typicality in ALC and EL
In this work we summarize our recent results on extending Description Logics for reasoning about prototypical properties and inheritance with exceptions. First, we focus our attent...
Laura Giordano, Valentina Gliozzi, Nicola Olivetti...
DLOG
2009
8 years 9 months ago
A Matter of Principles: Towards the Largest DLP Possible
Abstract. Description Logic Programs (DLP) have been described as a description logic (DL) that is in the "expressive intersection" of DL and datalog. This is a very weak...
Markus Krötzsch, Sebastian Rudolph
DLOG
2010
8 years 9 months ago
Paraconsistent Description Logics Revisited
Abstract. Inconsistency handling is of growing importance in Knowledge Representation since inconsistencies may frequently occur in an open world. Paraconsistent (or inconsistency-...
Norihiro Kamide
DLOG
2010
8 years 9 months ago
TBox Classification in Parallel: Design and First Evaluation
Abstract. One of the most frequently used inference services of description logic reasoners classifies all named classes of OWL ontologies into a subsumption hierarchy. Due to emer...
Mina Aslani, Volker Haarslev
DLOG
2010
8 years 9 months ago
KOSIMap: Use of Description Logic Reasoning to Align Heterogeneous Ontologies
Semantic interoperability is essential on the Semantic Web to enable different information systems to exchange data. Such interoperability can be achieved by identifying similar in...
Quentin Reul, Jeff Z. Pan
RR
2010
Springer
8 years 9 months ago
On the Semantic Relationship between Datalog and Description Logics
Translations to (first-order) datalog have been used in a number of inferencing techniques for description logics (DLs), yet the relationship between the semantic expressivities o...
Markus Krötzsch, Sebastian Rudolph, Peter H. ...
JSC
2010
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Deciding inseparability and conservative extensions in the description logic EL
We study the problem of deciding whether two ontologies are inseparable w.r.t. a signature Σ, i.e., whether they have the same consequences in the signature Σ. A special case is...
Carsten Lutz, Frank Wolter
JAIR
1998
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A Temporal Description Logic for Reasoning about Actions and Plans
A class of interval-based temporal languages for uniformly representing and reasoning about actions and plans is presented. Actions are represented by describing what is true whil...
Alessandro Artale, Enrico Franconi
AI
1999
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
Modal Logics, Description Logics and Arithmetic Reasoning
Forthcoming in the Journal of Aritificial Intelligence We introduce mathematical programming and atomic decomposition as the basic modal (T-Box) inference techniques for a large c...
Hans Jürgen Ohlbach, Jana Koehler
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