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Re: Can OWL model calculation knowledge

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2007 18:24:41 -0400
Message-Id: <C11085C1-5322-40A5-854D-03AFECDB4FDC@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webont-comments@w3.org
To: s z <asdf_zs@yahoo.com.au>

OWL can not calculate the results of such expressions.

It can model the calculation, in the sense of supplying enough  
information to some interpreter to do that calculation. See for  
example: http://neno.lanl.gov/Home.html


On Sep 6, 2007, at 3:41 AM, s z wrote:

> Hi,
> I have encountered a problem that how to use OWL to model the  
> knowledge of calculation.
> A simple example can be seen as the following:
> The knowledge about calculating tax is expressed as:
> Tax = TotalAmount * taxRate
> I could not figure out a way to do it in OWL.
> Can OWL only express the logical relations among classes?
> Please help? Many thanks!
> Su
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Received on Thursday, 6 September 2007 22:29:27 UTC

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