Lifting EMMeT to OWL Getting the Most from SKOS

@inproceedings{Parsia2015LiftingET,
title={Lifting EMMeT to OWL Getting the Most from SKOS},
author={Bijan Parsia and Tahani Alsubait and Jared Leo and V{\'e}ronique Malais{\'e} and Sophie Forge and Michelle L. Gregory and Andrew Allen},
booktitle={OWLED},
year={2015}
}
• Published in OWLED 9 October 2015
• Computer Science
SKOS and OWL are quite different but complimentary languages. SKOS is targeted at "cognitive" or "navigational" representations, that is, thesauri, controlled vocabularies, and the like. OWL is targeted at logical representations of conceptual knowledge. To a first approximation, SKOS vocabularies try to capture useful relations between concepts, whereas OWL ontologies aim to capture true relations between concepts. Now, of course, the true is sometimes useful and the useful often true, thus…
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