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Re: testing galen.owl

From: Ian Horrocks <horrocks@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 16:38:30 +0100
Message-ID: <16236.29814.195473.118731@merlin.horrocks.net>
To: "Jos De_Roo" <jos.deroo@agfa.com>
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org

On September 20, Jos De_Roo writes:
> 
> 
> Ian:
> > On September 20, Jos De_Roo writes:
> > >
> > > Bijan asked me to have an euler run of
> > > http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~horrocks/OWL/Ontologies/galen.owl
> > > and I tried a simple query
> > > http://www.agfa.com/w3c/temp/galen-query.n3
> > > ie find ?A rdfs:subClassOf ?B.
> > > with option --think (find more solutions)
> > > and --nope (no proof explanation of the results).
> > > The answer we found is at
> > > http://www.agfa.com/w3c/temp/galen-result.n3
> > > but I'm wondering how that compares to
> > >
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-webont-wg/2003Jul/att-0305/galen-taxonomy
> 
> > > It is hard to check that manually. Ian?
> > > Maybe I should do some other tests; I'm not yet
> > > that familiar with ontology practice...
> >
> > If you can provide results in the same format as [1], then I have
> > software that will compare the two sets of results and output any
> > differences. In case you are puzzled by the contents of [1], it
> > reports the subsumption partial ordering of named classes in the
> > ontology in the form of a set of "taxonomy locations" for each class
> > name in the ontology, where a taxonomy location consists of a
> > lisp-style list containing 3 elements: the class name, a list of its
> > direct superclasses, and a list of its direct subclasses.
> 
> OK, that's interesting (just will probably not find
> time to output in that format, at least not now -
> have to help with re-papering a room ;-)).
> Maybe an rdf kind of format to report the subsumption
> partial ordering of named classes in the ontology is
> also feasable, maybe it already exists?

It would be feasible - in fact it could take the form of a very simple
"asserted" ontology. Sadly, it doesn't already exist.

Ian

> 
> > Ian
> >
> > [1]
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-webont-wg/2003Jul/att-0305/galen-taxonomy
> 
> 
> --
> Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
> 
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