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From SHIQ and RDF to OWL: the making of a Web Ontology Language
Abstract The OWL Web Ontology Language is a new formal language for representing ontologies in the Semantic Web. OWL has features from several families of representation languages, includingExpand
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Sesame: A Generic Architecture for Storing and Querying RDF and RDF Schema
RDF and RDF Schema are two W3C standards aimed at enriching the Web with machine-processable semantic data.We have developed Sesame, an architecture for efficient storage and expressive querying ofExpand
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A semantic web primer
The development of the Semantic Web, with machine-readable content, has the potential to revolutionize the World Wide Web and its uses. A Semantic Web Primer provides an introduction and guide toExpand
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Web Ontology Language: OWL
In order to extend the limited expressiveness of RDF Schema, a more expressive Web Ontology Language (OWL) has been defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). In this chapter we analyse theExpand
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OWL Web Ontology Language Reference-W3C Recommen-dation
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The Semantic Web: The Roles of XML and RDF
XML and RDF are the current standards for establishing semantic interoperability on the Web, but XML addresses only document structure. RDF better facilitates interoperation because it provides aExpand
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C-OWL: Contextualizing Ontologies
Ontologies are shared models of a domain that encode a view which is common to a set of different parties. Contexts are local models that encode a party's subjective view of a domain. In this paperExpand
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Web Ontology Language Overview: W3C Recommendation
A method of recovering energy by means of a cyclic thermodynamic process which is induced by means of a medium comprising at least two substances or groups of substances, one of which substances isExpand
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OIL: An Ontology Infrastructure for the Semantic Web
Researchers in artificial intelligence first developed ontologies to facilitate knowledge sharing and reuse. Ontologies play a major role in supporting information exchange across various networks. AExpand
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OIL in a Nutshell
Currently computers are changing from single isolated devices into entry points into a worldwide network of information exchange and business transactions. Support in data, information, and knowledgeExpand
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