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Re: SDW plenary agenda item - Namespace for SOSA and SSN ontology

From: Krzysztof Janowicz <janowicz@ucsb.edu>
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:20:24 -0800
To: Raphaël Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr>, Maxime Lefrançois <maxime.lefrancois@emse.fr>, Clemens Portele <portele@interactive-instruments.de>, Armin Haller <armin.haller@anu.edu.au>
Cc: "public-sdw-wg@w3.org" <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <34fa7e2e-bd6e-fa3e-ed80-6b9964895464@ucsb.edu>
>
> So, http://www.w3.org/ns/sosa/Platform enables me to get the statement 
> I can find in CORE ontology (i.e. the single statement telling me that 
> this is rdfs:Class). How can I get the other statements (the 
> restriction)? 

Same concern here and to a certain degree the answer I got was that you 
cannot (which I think is problematic).

Best,
Jano


On 02/22/2017 04:43 AM, Raphaël Troncy wrote:
> I still have more questions:
>
>> A term would be defined in at most one ontology, CORE or FULL.
>> Potentially, if this ontology is CORE, this term will be further
>> axiomatized (not defined), in the ontology FULL.
>
> This means that a concept (e.g. Platform) could be simply defined in 
> the CORE ontology:
>
> sosa:Platform a rdfs:Class, owl:Class .
>
> and further axiomitized in the FULL ontology:
>
> sosa:Platform rdfs:subClassOf [
>   rdf:type owl:Restriction ;
>   owl:onProperty sosa:inDeployment ;
>   owl:allValuesFrom sosa:Deployment ]
>
>> So to answer your question, looking up
>> URI http://www.w3.org/ns/unify/TermInBothOntologies would redirect you
>> to CORE ontology if it is defined  in CORE.
>
> So, http://www.w3.org/ns/sosa/Platform enables me to get the statement 
> I can find in CORE ontology (i.e. the single statement telling me that 
> this is rdfs:Class). How can I get the other statements (the 
> restriction)?
>
>   Raphaël
>


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