EZPAL: Environment for composing constraint axioms by instantiating templates

@article{Hou2005EZPALEF,
  title={EZPAL: Environment for composing constraint axioms by instantiating templates},
  author={Chih-Sheng Johnson Hou and Mark A. Musen and Natalya Fridman Noy},
  journal={Int. J. Hum.-Comput. Stud.},
  year={2005},
  volume={62},
  pages={578-596}
}
Many ontology-development tools allow users to supplement frame-based representations with arbitrary logical sentences. However, few users actually take advantage of this opportunity. For example, in the Ontolingua ontology library, only 20% of the ontologies have any user-defined axioms. We believe the difficulty of composing axioms primarily accounts for the lack of axioms in these knowledge bases: Many domain experts cannot translate their thoughts into abstract and symbolic representations… CONTINUE READING
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