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AGENDA: July 11 telecon

From: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@swi.psy.uva.nl>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 17:44:47 +0200
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To: WebOnt WG <www-webont-wg@w3.org>

July 11, 2002

1200 US East Coast
0900 US West Coast
1700 London

Duration: 60-75 minutes


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Chair: Guus Schreiber
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1) ADMIN (10 min)

1.1) Roll call

regrets: Dale, Eshelman, Horrocks, McGuinness, de Roo, van Harmelen, 

1.2) Minutes June 27 telecon

PROPOSED to accept the following as a true record:

Minutes by Jeremy Carroll
Amendment: add Evan Wallace to regrets list

1.3) F2f meeting record

Draft meeting record:

1.4) Agenda amendments

1.5) Next meeting

- 18 July, per regular schedule.
- scribe volunteer is solicited;

2) ACTION ITEM REVIEW (chair, 10 min)

2.1) Telecon actions

ACTION - Connolly: to arrange direct CVS access for Carroll

ACTION - Welty, Hayes, Hendler, Connolly to review updated requirements WD

ACTION - Heflin, Carroll, Borden, Volz to review XML Presentation Syntax 
DONE by Volz

ACTION - Hendler; Summarize discussion about "Formal Spec" to mailing list

ACTION - Heflin; e-mail list to indicate imminent publication of reqdoc

2,2) FTF actions

[For document-related actions, see agenda iten 4]

ACTION DanC to raise an issue wrt rdfs:subclassof and owl:subclassoff

ACTION Connoly to get the OK'd for the OWL URI by the W3C 

ACTION Pat will attempt to take abstract syntax, and Peter's MT and the 
mapping into RDF and will write a model theory in the Connolly style 
(i.e. as an extension to RDF MT) and see if he can identify the exact 
issues. Target deadline: three weeks (July 25).

ACTION Mike Smith to edit walkthru, with help of Lynn Stein, Ora 
Lassila, Deb McGuinness. Guus Schreiber to help with examples.
ACTION Guus will generate a structure in which the examples should 
appear by July 11. This will also include one example.

ACTION Evan Wallace and Larry Eshelman: contribute examples

ACTION Evan will writeup a description of a recent OMG meeting that 
concerned UML and OWL, and the process he is running at OMG, and will 
post that to the WG.

ACTION (Deb) write up an issue with respect to the unique names 
assumption requirement

ACTION (Raphael) raise superissue to subsume equivalentTo

ACTION  Jim will work with Mike Dean to see if DAML Validator can become 
OWL validator

ACTION  (all): send to WebOnt mailing list a short description of the 
tools you have available or that you will use to help tools.

ACTION  (Raphael): will make a large ontology available to test readers.

3) ISSUES (20-30 min)

3.1) Issues 4.2, 5.2, 5.15, 5.16

Proposal to CLOSE these four issues, all concerned with OWL Lite:


3.2) Issue 3.4 UnambiguousProperty and 4.1 "UniqueProp is bad name"


Main issue: appropriate names for UnambiguousProperty and UniqueProperty.
Suggestions, assignment of issue owners.

3.3) Issues 5.3 & 5.10 (Patel-Schneidr, Connolly)


Discussion/questions about similarities/differences between the tow 
model theories

Model theory by PeterPS

Model theory by DanC

4) DOCUMENTS (editors, 15 min)

4.1) OWL Features synopsis

version 10 Jul:

ACTION DebM: in 2.2, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2 use a distinctive font for terms in 
the language and conventional capitalization

ACTION Deb: clarify that owl: is the default, note when names come from RDFS

ACTION DebM to update feature synopsis, restricted cardinality section

ACTION DebM: note ObjectProperty, DatatypeProperty in the note about 
"datatypes TBD

ACTION DebM: update feature synopsis functional->Unique (noting 3.4) and 
isTheOnlyValueFor to owl:UnambiguousProperty (note the spelling of 

ACTION DebM: add Thing to owl-lite description. add Nothing to owl 
(full) description

ACTION DebM to rewrite intro following Ian's comments (motivation should 
include full OWL)

4,2) OWL 1.0 Reference description (Dean et al.)

pre-ftf version:

ACTION MikeD: note owl-lite restrictions on cardinality in reference doc

ACTION MikeD: "sameIndividual in text" fix typo.

ACTION Mike Dean to include explanation of class elements and expressions

ACTION MikeD to propose changed title, if deemed necessary

ACTION Dean to update the reference document with OWL URI

ACTION (Mike Dean): use DC attributes in owl.owl

ACTION (Raphael): send MIKeD paragraph suggesting preferred usage for 

4.3) OWL 1.0 Abstract syntax (Horrocks, Patel-Schneider)

version 10 Jul:

ACTION Horrocks to ensure a section is added to the asbtract syntax doc 
with a mapping from the OWL reference doc names to the (additional) 
names used in abstract syntax (e.g. EquivalentClasses).

ACTION Ian update cardinality naming in formal spec.

ACTION Ian: get IndividualProperty changed in formal spec doc

ACTION Ian: investigate the implications of striking "Class 
descriptions..." text from the document.

5) A.O.B (0-5 min)
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