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Re: Summary of HL7 RDF / W3C COI call: FHIR Ontology Requirements

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2015 23:20:09 -0500
Message-ID: <54D59279.3060008@dbooth.org>
To: Sajjad Hussain <hussain@cs.dal.ca>, w3c semweb HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>, "its@lists.hl7.org" <its@lists.HL7.org>
Hi Sajjad,

On 02/04/2015 07:12 AM, Sajjad Hussain wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Responding to Action # 2 carried during last call:
>
> http://www.w3.org/2015/02/03-hcls-minutes.html#action02
> <http://www.w3.org/2015/02/03-hcls-minutes.html#action02>
>
> I would suggest the following wording for FHIR Ontology Requirement # 11
> (http://wiki.hl7.org/index.php?title=FHIR_Ontology_Requirements#11._Enable_Inference
> <http://wiki.hl7.org/index.php?title=FHIR_Ontology_Requirements>)
>
> 11. Enable Inference
> (MUST) The FHIR ontology must enable OWL/RDFS inference with
> monotonicity and open world assumption [1]
> [1] http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~drummond/presentations/OWA.pdf
> <http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/%7Edrummond/presentations/OWA.pdf>

I would expect the closed world assumption to be used quite a lot to  in 
data validation and perhaps other ways, so I would be uncomfortable 
having that as a MUST requirement.

David Booth

> Best regards,
> Sajjad
>
> ***************************************************
> On 2/3/15 10:45 PM, David Booth wrote:
>> On today's call we almost finished working out our FHIR ontology
>> requirements.  Only two points remain to be resolved:
>> http://wiki.hl7.org/index.php?title=FHIR_Ontology_Requirements
>>
>>   - Sajjad suggested that the wording of requirement #11 be changed to
>> be clearer, and agreed to suggest new wording.  Current wording:
>> "Enable Inference: The FHIR ontology must enable OWL/RDFS inference."
>>
>>  - Paul Knapp noted that requirement #16 is related to requirement #2,
>> and suggested that they might be merged.
>>
>> We did not get to other agenda today.
>>
>> The full meeting log is here:
>> http://www.w3.org/2015/02/03-hcls-minutes.html
>>
>> Thanks!
>> David Booth
>>
>>
>
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