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Re: Guide: History clarification questions

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 17:45:54 -0400
Message-Id: <p05111704b9b9301113b6@[]>
To: Frank van Harmelen <Frank.van.Harmelen@cs.vu.nl>, webont <www-webont-wg@w3.org>

At 8:21 PM +0200 9/26/02, Frank van Harmelen wrote:
>>1. OIL ancestor clarification
>>a. Hendler - "SHOE and Ontobroker were direct contributors to DAML and OIL
>>b. Horrocks = "OIL was NOT based on Ontobroker - it was based on a
>>combination of
>>description logic theory and frame syntax, with the latter heavily
>>influenced by XOL, an XML serialisation of the OKBC Lite knowledge
>>If b is correct, I need an OKBC Lite citation.
>b. is correct.
>The OKBC citation is
>V. K. Chaudhri, A. Farquhar, R. Fikes, P. D. Karp, and J. P. Rice: OKBC:
>A programmatic foundation for knowledge base interoperability. In 
>Proceedings of the 15th National Conference on Artificial 
>Intelligence (AAAI-98), pages 600?607. AAAI Press,1998.

Frank's name was on both, so I trust his comments re: b.  However, 
SHOE very definitely did contribute to DAML, so that one is very much 

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