Local Closed World Semantics: Keep it simple, stupid!

  title={Local Closed World Semantics: Keep it simple, stupid!},
  author={Adila Krisnadhi and Kunal Sengupta and Pascal Hitzler},
  booktitle={Description Logics},
A combination of open and closed-world reasoning (usually called local closed world reasoning) is a desirable capability of knowledge representation formalisms for Semantic Web applications. However, none of the proposals made to date for extending description logics with local closed world capabilities has had any significant impact on applications. We believe that one of the key reasons for this is that current proposals fail to provide approaches which are intuitively accessible for… CONTINUE READING
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