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ISSUE-68 (nonmonotonic mapping): REPORTED: mapping rules are non-monotonic

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Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 15:05:53 +0000 (GMT)
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ISSUE-68 (nonmonotonic mapping): REPORTED: mapping rules are non-monotonic

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Raised by: Jeremy Carroll
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The mapping rules have nonmonotonic behaviour.

Non-monotonocity generally has poor semantic behaviour, and this is likely to make the task of constructing an OWL Full semantics significantly harder.

Moveover, the sort of non-monotonicity described e.g.

DOMAIN[op] expands to rdfs:domain if OnlyOP(op) = true, and to owl11:objectPropertyDomain otherwise;

is likely to weaken the semantics as the information is increased, which is the incorrect direction.
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