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Re: Tools supporting processes

From: Adrian Walker <adrianw@snet.net>
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 17:08:39 -0400
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.2.20050724170123.027c3860@pop.snet.net>
To: "Ivor Tillier" <ivor@ivor.net>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org

Ivor --

You wrote,,,

...could anyone suggest how I might approach the inferencing/querying 
engine side of things?

The examples

    http://www.reengineeringllc.com/demo_agents/CriticalPath1.agent

    http://www.reengineeringllc.com/demo_agents/RDFQueryLangComparison1.agent

    http://www.reengineeringllc.com/demo_agents/ProcessSpecificationLanguage1.agent

    http://www.reengineeringllc.com/demo_agents/Oil-IndustrySupplyChain1.agent

illustrate a hopefully useful approach.

Some general thoughts behind the approach are in

     http://www.w3.org/2004/12/rules-ws/paper/19

Hope this helps.

                         -- Adrian



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At 06:55 PM 7/24/2005 +0100, you wrote:

>Dear all,
>
>Am I correct in saying that there aren't any ontology tools that support
>processes, in the sense of providing a visual display of tasks within a
>project (as in a Gantt chart)?
>
>The idea being that not only inputs (e.g. available resources or people)
>into a project may vary, but also other factors (e.g. requirements) and
>this will reflect the chart.  If one was to implement this, could anyone
>suggest how I might approach the inferencing/querying engine side of
>things?
>
>Process ontologies seem to be related to web services.  Is there a
>particular reason for this or is it simply that sequencing is an
>important aspect of connecting to multiple web services?
>
>Finally, I have found process.owl, is this a defintive file and/or does
>anyone know of any supplementary ontologies?
>
>Best wishes
>Ivor
>-----------------------------------------
>Ivor Tillier
>http://www.ivor.net
>-----------------------------------------
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