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Re: comment: discussion of OWL n-ary constructs?

From: Jeff Pan <pan@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 09:18:16 -0000
Message-ID: <00ad01c514d1$af262440$afc15882@Newton>
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, <public-swbp-wg@w3.org>

> I was just reading over some historical OWL stuff, and
> I was reminded of the awkward fit between some 3-ary
> and 4-ary constructs in OWL, given RDF's binary limitations.

Those are meta-relations instead of relations among individuals.

Greetings,
Jeff

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Dr. Jeff Z. Pan  ( http://DL-Web.man.ac.uk/ )
School of Computer Science, The University of Manchester


> I don't see discussion of constructs like onProperty/hasValue
> in
> 
> Defining N-ary Relations on the Semantic Web: Use With Individuals
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-swbp-n-aryRelations-20040721/
> 
> I think OWL follows "pattern 2"... a Restriction
> works sorta like a Purchase in the example.
> 
> It seems worth pointing this out in the document.
> 
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> Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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