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Re: Modelling and inferencing for controlled terms

From: David R. Karger <karger@theory.lcs.mit.edu>
Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2004 11:13:16 -0500
Message-Id: <200402051613.i15GDGL9002330@harrier.csail.mit.edu>
To: Mark_Butler@hplb.hpl.hp.com, www-rdf-dspace@w3.org

Mark, for contrast consider the following example:

:David :Likes :apples
:apples :subclassof :fruit

however, it would be wrong to infer 
:David :Likes :fruit

This makes the point that what one can infer from subclass is quite
dependent on the property being consider (:subject does subclass,
:likes doesn't).  This in turn would suggest that there's going
to have to be some rules-per-property, meaning we'll probably
be stuck doing 1.
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