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Re: Security Policies using SWRL

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@isr.umd.edu>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 19:17:32 -0400
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Cc: www-rdf-rules@w3.org
To: Somaya Aboulwafa <somaya_ahmad@yahoo.com>

On May 30, 2005, at 2:40 PM, Somaya Aboulwafa wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
>  
> Can we use SWRL for representing security policies (authorization and 
> access control policies)?

Sure. Though you may not need SWRL. OWL can be quite effective. See:
	http://www.mindswap.org/2005/services-policies/

>  Are there any reasoning engines that can reason over those SWRL 
> polices?

http://owl.man.ac.uk/hoolet/

There are more coming down the pike, with various degrees of 
"coverage". E.g., Kaon2, Racer, Pellet...

Cheers,
Bijan.
Received on Monday, 30 May 2005 23:17:36 GMT

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