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

From: Roger L. Costello <costello@mitre.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 12:14:52 -0500
Message-ID: <3E720E0C.89BDC8AE@mitre.org>
To: www-rdf-logic@w3.org
CC: "Costello,Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>

"Peter F. Patel-Schneider" wrote:
> 
> 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, can you put that in terms that a poor country-boy like me can
understand?  /Roger
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