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Re: Equating subproperties to restricted properties

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2008 12:12:52 -0500
Message-Id: <E7477F6D-2FE8-44A0-BF03-E4FFBE0BBC25@gmail.com>
Cc: "'Web Ontology Language \(\(OWL\)\) Working Group WG'" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
To: <conrad.bock@nist.gov>

Hi Conrad,
Is this relevant: http://www.w3.org/2007/OWL/tracker/issues/22
-Alan

On Mar 7, 2008, at 9:59 AM, Conrad Bock wrote:

>
> OWLers,
>
> Is it possible in OWL 1.1 to equate a property to another as it is
> restricted on a subclass of the domain?  For example:
>
>     Animals eat Animals
>
>     Dolphins eat Fish (restriction of eat property on Dolphin)
>
>     Dolphins dolphin-eat Fish (dolphin-eat a subproperty of eat, with
>                                domain Dolphin, which has the same
>                                interpretation as eat when the  
> domain is
>                                restricted to dolphins).
>
> I think this is needed when introducing a role chains in the subclass.
> For example, a role chain that includes eat, but only applies to
> dolphins, would need to use dolphin-eat.  Maybe there's another way to
> do that, can't think of any.
>
> Conrad
>
>
>
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