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From: Gocev, Pavel <pavel.gocev@ipk.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2007 11:25:37 +0200
Message-ID: <9C2EB248A853724FBA9B4EA03AB977FD02766F91@monster.ipk-w2k3.ipk.fhg.de>
To: "Ibach, Brandon L" <brandon.l.ibach@lmco.com>
Cc: <public-owl-dev@w3.org>
Hi Brandon,

 

 

The purpose of ontology and inference is to model the manufacturing
domain and to reuse the modelled experience knowledge in the processes
like product design, factory planning and simulation. The result should
be a simulation of the production in an early phase of
product/process/factory design, when not enough data and information for
the simulation-team are available. These missing data/information is
usually experience of the engineers from different departments (product
design, production, technology, planning and scheduling, etc.) that
usually is elicitated during the design/planning projects in various
project-meetings and discussions. Moreover, the continuous update of
data and information and running of inferences can discover some
"hidden" actions (e.G. late delivery of a resource, can influence
Production-Plan_A but not Production-Plan_B).

 

This was a very conscious description, I don't know if it is a part of
your domain of interest.

 

 

Pavel

 

 

 

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Von: Ibach, Brandon L [mailto:brandon.l.ibach@lmco.com] 
Gesendet: Freitag, 31. August 2007 14:44
An: Gocev, Pavel; public-owl-dev@w3.org
Cc: matthew.pocock@ncl.ac.uk
Betreff: RE: Bill-Of-Material in OWL

 

Pavel,

    Thanks for the details.  Your use case is much clearer, now.  I'd
say the way you've modeled this just fine.  As far as inferencing goes,
I'd need to know more about what you hope to have the reasoner do for
you.  Can you give an example of what sort of conclusions you'd like the
reasoner to make, or what sort of queries you'd like to run (and the
results you hope to get)?

-Brandon :)

 

 

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From: Gocev, Pavel [mailto:pavel.gocev@ipk.fraunhofer.de] 
Sent: Friday, August 31, 2007 7:25 AM
To: public-owl-dev@w3.org
Cc: Ibach, Brandon L; matthew.pocock@ncl.ac.uk
Subject: Re: Bill-Of-Material in OWL

I think I need to explain more details of my example:

 

To build the Product_A (e.G. a Table_X), 4 same pieces of Component_C1
(e.G. 4 Legs) and 2 same pieces of Component_C2 (e.G. 2 wooden Boards)
are needed.
To build the Product_B (e.G. a Table_Y), 3 same pieces of Component_C1
(e.G. 3 Legs) and 3 same pieces of Component_C2 (e.G. 3 wooden Boards)
are needed.
 
Brandon, Matthew,
thank you very much for he examples, but Product_A, Product_B,
Component_C1 and Component_C2 are to be instances. I am using
TopBraidComposer whereby I would like to infere on the base of Jena or
SWRL Rules. 

 

What I have done is introducing the class "Child" with instances
(PA_Child1, PA_Child2, PB_Child1 and PB_Child2) and suitable properties
defining:

Product_A

Product_A --> hasChild --> PA_Child1

Product_A --> hasChild --> PA_Child2.

PA_Child1 --> isMaterial --> Component_C1

PA_Child1 --> hasQuantity --> 4

PA_Child2 --> isMaterial --> Component_C2

PA_Child2 --> hasQuantity --> 2

 

Product_B

Product_B --> hasChild --> PB_Child1

Product_B --> hasChild --> PB_Child2.

PB_Child1 --> isMaterial --> Component_C1

PB_Child1 --> hasQuantity --> 3

PB_Child2 --> isMaterial --> Component_C2

PB_Child2 --> hasQuantity --> 3

 

I hope I can run inference on this after the change of my rules
accordingly.

 

Pavel

 

 
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