Re: "OWL" Entailment

On 7 May 2009, at 12:11, Ivan Herman wrote:

> Bijan Parsia wrote:
>>> RDFS might be similar (disregarding the issue of infinite triple
>>> generation with rdf:_n, but the approach in Herman ter Horst's paper
>>> might take care of making that finite...)
>> ?
> He looks at the graph, finds the maximum 'n' for which rdf:_n is in  
> the
> graph, and uses the axiomatic triples for rdf:_i 0<=i<=n only. It  
> is not
> kosher from the standard point of view, but it works for  
> applications...

I understand that...I just didn't understand what it had to do with  
contradiction :)

Yes, this is a way of bounding answers derived by entailment. RDFS  
has to consider it. Another way is to forbid "built in properties"  
from the solution set of ?x rdf:type rdf:Property.


Received on Thursday, 7 May 2009 11:31:25 UTC