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FAQ: OWL + SKOS - compatibility? Ontology definition?

From: Luesak Luesukprasert <luesak@myfamilylink.net>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 13:29:12 +0800
To: <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
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Dear SME whom can provide me with an answer! J


Hi, I am relatively new to SKOS and OWL. I have searched all over Google but
I cannot seem to get a consensus on how to combine OWL and SKOS. In
particular, what I am trying to achieve is that I would like to define an
OWL ontology which uses some of the vocabulary from SKOS Core as well as
some application specific extension to SKOS that intend to make. 


I read some information about problems with skos:prefLabel etc. being
subclass of rdfs:label and hence must be declared in OWL as either
DataTypeProperty or AnnotationProperty
(http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/wiki/SkosDesign/OwlCompatibility). Not sure
exactly what this means. 


I would great appreciate it if some SME could give me some guidance in this
area. An example would be most appreciated!









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