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RE: Intersection of properties?

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2008 01:55:17 +0200
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A0AD9116@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Bijan Parsia" <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>, "Jeff Thompson" <jeff@thefirst.org>
Cc: <public-owl-dev@w3.org>
Bijan Parsia answered to Jeff Thompson:

>> Consider the rule that if X desires Y and X can_do Y, then X does Y.
>> In Prolog, this would be:
>> does(X, Y) :- desires(X, Y), can_do(X, Y).
>> This is really defining 'does' as the intersection of the
>> properties 'desires' and 'can_do'.
>> I couldn't find something like this in the OWL use cases.  Is there
>> a way to do this in OWL2?
>does subPropertyOf desires.
>does subPropertyOf can_do.

I think Jeff is mainly interested in the other direction:

  (desires and can_do) subPropertyOf does

But I don't see a way to encode this in OWL 2.


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