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Re: OWL-Genie ... an XSLT template library for OWL

From: Richard H. McCullough <rhm@cdepot.net>
Date: Sun, 4 May 2003 20:34:09 -0700
Message-ID: <000901c312b7$3ba48a20$bd7ba8c0@rhm8200>
To: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@cdepot.net>, <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Cc: "Costello,Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>

correction:
3. ? has owl:equivalentProperty = property;
============
Dick McCullough
knowledge := man do identify od existent done;
knowledge haspart proposition list;
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@cdepot.net>
To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Cc: "Costello,Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 7:24 PM
Subject: Re: OWL-Genie ... an XSLT template library for OWL


>
> OWL GENIE is already implemented in MKR:
> 1. class isa* ?;
> 2. class has ?;
> 3. ? has owl:equivalentProperty;
> ============
> Dick McCullough
> knowledge := man do identify od existent done;
> knowledge haspart proposition list;
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Roger L. Costello" <costello@mitre.org>
> To: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
> Cc: "Costello,Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>
> Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 12:47 PM
> Subject: ANN: OWL-Genie ... an XSLT template library for OWL
>
>
> >
> > OWL GENIE - WHAT IS IT?
> >
> > OWL Genie is a package of XSLT named-templates.
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------
> > OWL GENIE - WHAT IS ITS PURPOSE?
> >
> > The purpose of the package of named-templates is to provide a
> > convenient way for XSLT applications to retrieve information from OWL
> > Ontologies.
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------
> > OWL GENIE - WHAT DOES IT CONTAIN?
> >
> > Here are the named-templates that are currently implemented:
> >
> > 1. Get a list of superclasses.
> >
> >     getSuperClasses(classURI)
> >        returns a list of space-separated property URIs.
> >
> > 2. Get a list of properties of a Class.
> >
> >     getProperties(classURI)
> >        returns a list of space-separated property URIs (including
> >        inherited properties).
> >
> > 3. Get equivalent properties.
> >
> >    getEquivalentProperties(propertyURI)
> >       returns a list of space-separated property URIs.
> >
> > Although small is number, lot's can be done with these templates.  I
> > will be expanding this list of capabilities over the next couple of
> > months (hopefully, with your input - see below).
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------
> > OWL GENIE - SHOW ME A DEMO
> >
> > Using the above templates I created an XSLT application which reads an
> > XML instance and decides if it meets this desire:
> >
> >    "I am interested in purchasing a camera with a
> >     75-300mm zoom lens size, that has an aperture
> >     of 4.5-5.6, and a shutter speed that ranges
> >     from 1/500 sec. to 1.0 sec."
> >
> > As it parses the XML instance document it "consults" the OWL Camera
> > Ontology[1] (using the templates above) whenever it encounters an
> > element that it is unfamiliar with.
> >
> > The demo must be viewed using Internet Explorer.
> >
> > Here is the first demo:
> >
> >    http://www.xfront.com/owl-genie/Hunts.xml
> >
> > Here is the second demo:
> >
> >     http://www.xfront.com/owl-genie/Query1.xml
> >
> > To view the XML, select Source under the View menu.
> >
> > What these demos show is the XSLT application analyzing each XML
> > instance to determine if it meets the desire shown above.  It
> > accomplishes this by consulting the OWL Camera Ontology.  It consults
> > the Camera Ontology by using the named templates shown above.
> >
> > If you would like to see the OWL Genie templates, here is the URL:
> >
> >     http://www.xfront.com/owl-genie/OWL-Genie.xsl
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------
> > OWL GENIE - HOW TO USE IT IN YOUR STYLESHEETS
> >
> > Simply add this line to the top of your stylesheet:
> >
> > <xsl:include href="http://www.xfront.com/owl-genie/OWL-Genie.xsl"/>
> >
> > This gives your stylesheet complete access to the three named-templates
> > shown above.
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------
> > I NEED YOUR INPUT!
> >
> > The above 3 templates is just the beginning of a library of XSLT
> > templates for accessing OWL Ontologies.  I need your input.  There are
> > two ways that you can provide input:
> >
> > 1. Give me ideas of templates that would be useful to have.  Tell me
> > the inputs and outputs.
> >
> > 2. As ideas come in for new templates, I will need help implementing
> > the templates.  If you like coding XSLT then I think that you will enjoy
> > this (I have had a blast implementing the above templates!)
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------
> > COMMENTS?
> >
> > As always, your suggestions and comments are most welcome.  /Roger
> >
> > [1] http://www.xfront.com/owl-genie/camera.owl
> >
>
Received on Sunday, 4 May 2003 23:34:23 GMT

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