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Re: class-specific inverse

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2009 16:00:36 +0200
Message-ID: <4A253084.8080909@w3.org>
To: Rinke Hoekstra <hoekstra@uva.nl>
CC: Evren Sirin <evren@clarkparsia.com>, Lee Feigenbaum <lee@thefigtrees.net>, Uli Sattler <sattler@cs.man.ac.uk>, public-owl-dev@w3.org
+1!

Ivan

Rinke Hoekstra wrote:
> On 2 jun 2009, at 15:25, Evren Sirin wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 8:47 AM, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:
>>> This looks like a nice and cute solution...
>>>
>>> Pity it cannot be expressed in OWL 2 RL (RL does not have a self
>>> restriction...). Oh well, one cannot get it all...
>>
>> No worries, there are more in the bag of modeling tricks :) Instead of
>> self restrictions, we can use a has value restriction which is allowed
>> in OWL 2 RL and add one more property into the property chain. So the
>> axioms we need to would look like this:
>>
>> :Book rdfs:subClassOf [ a owl:Restriction ; owl:hasValue :book ;
>> owl:onProperty :isBook ] .
>>
>> :publishesBook owl:propertyChainAxiom ( [owl:inverseOf :publishedBy]
>> :isBook [owl:inverseOf :isBook] ) .
>>
>> We ended up defining an additional individual :book to make this work
>> in OWL 2 RL but that's it.
> 
> Cool!
> 
> -Rinke
> 
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Evren
> 
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