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RE: SWRL and OWL (or something else ?)

From: John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 15:33:05 +0100
Message-ID: <4AA808D68343824E8891632BD448AE6B05C68ED0@OSMAIL.ordsvy.gov.uk>
To: "Sarawh" <sara.wh2005@gmail.com>, <semantic-web@w3.org>



 Sarawh wrote:
> > Dear All
> >
> > I have to model a domain in which not all rules can be translated
into
> > Description logic; therefore besides OWL DL , I am considering the
use
> of
> > SWRL.
> >
> > Initially ,  I had planned to use Jena with Pellet, but Jena does
not
> > support SWRL.  Now I am not really sure what is the best choice in
case
> I
> > don't use SWRL ... are there other options available ? (except
SWRL)that
> can
> > model more complex rules than OWL DL ?
> >
> > Any advise on tools is also appreciated.

Have you considered looking at DL safe rules? These are supported by
Pellet and KAON2. Some links:

http://km.aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de/ws/prowl2006/prowl06_4on1.pdf

http://www.fzi.de/KCMS/kcms_file.php?action=link&id=404


John


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