Extracting Modules from Ontologies: A Logic-based Approach

@inproceedings{Grau2007ExtractingMF,
  title={Extracting Modules from Ontologies: A Logic-based Approach},
  author={Bernardo Cuenca Grau and Ian Horrocks and Yevgeny Kazakov and Ulrike Sattler},
  booktitle={OWLED},
  year={2007}
}
The ability to extract meaningful fragments from an ontology is essential for ontology reuse. We propose a definition of a module that guarantees to completely capture the meaning of a given set of terms, i.e., to include all axioms relevant to the meaning of these terms. We show that the problem of determining whether a subset of an ontology is a module for a given vocabulary is undecidable even for OWL DL. Given these negative results, we propose sufficient conditions for a for a fragment of… CONTINUE READING
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