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Re: UML/XMI and semantic web

From: Yannis Kalfoglou <y.kalfoglou@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 12:22:14 +0000
Message-ID: <3BF11076.9000407@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
To: oliver fodor <fodor@itc.it>
CC: www-rdf-interest@w3.org
> question of building ontologies has came up. Observing the  research 
> in this area it is still unclear to me whether it is  
> possible/feasible to use UML as modelling language for onthologies

check:
http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS/Vol-23/cranefield-ijcai99-iii.pdf

for using UML as an ontology modelling language


> and then  XMI in order to provide a machine readable form? Please give 
> me some pros -  contras, considering UML/XMI and let's say OIL based 
> modelling. I'd also  welcome some related URLs.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> oliver
> 

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Dr Yannis Kalfoglou
Senior Research Fellow
Advanced Knowledge Technologies (AKT)
Dept. of Electronics and Computer Science
University of Southampton
Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

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