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Re: Benefits of using DL or Lite over using Full?

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 12:10:29 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20030314.121029.78956728.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: costello@mitre.org
Cc: www-rdf-logic@w3.org

From: "Roger L. Costello" <costello@mitre.org>
Subject: Benefits of using DL or Lite over using Full?
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 12:06:31 -0500

> 
> Hi Folks,
> 
> What are the benefits are of restricting myself to DL or Lite?  For
> example, what kind of inferencing can I do with DL that I can't do with
> Full?  /Roger
> 

The benefits are computational. 

OWL DL inferencing is decidable. OWL Lite inferencing is in EXPTIME.

peter
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