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RE: ISSUE-3: REPORTED: Lack of anonymous individuals

From: Giorgos Stoilos <gstoil@image.ece.ntua.gr>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2007 12:21:57 +0200
Message-Id: <200711091021.lA9ALvoO027221@manolito.image.ece.ntua.gr>
To: "'Carsten Lutz'" <clu@tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de>
Cc: <public-owl-wg@w3.org>



> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-owl-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-owl-wg-request@w3.org]
> On Behalf Of Carsten Lutz
> Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 7:21 PM
> To: gstoil@image.ece.ntua.gr
> Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org
> Subject: Re: ISSUE-3: REPORTED: Lack of anonymous individuals
> 
> 
> On Thu, 8 Nov 2007, gstoil@image.ece.ntua.gr wrote:
> >
> > Hmmm. Interesting, but as it says this is a simulation of the universal
> > role. And apparently a reflexive, symmetric and transitive super-role
> does
> > not give you a total relation (as you said in your original mail). Does
> this
> > have any impact on your technique on representing anonymous individuals?
> 
> No. The representation I mentioned only relies on having the universal
> role available in existential and universal quantifiers. SROIQ has this.
> On top of this, all that matters is that the algorithm is correct, but
> not what precisely it does internally.
> 

Right. If we are talking about the super-role (reflexive, transitive,
symmetric and super-role of every role) and not the top or totally ordered
role, then I believe everything is fine. After all, this role was used in
internalization for quite sometime.

Greetings,
-gstoil

> greetings,
>  		Carsten
> 
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