OntoSTEP : OWL-DL ontology for STEP

  title={OntoSTEP : OWL-DL ontology for STEP},
  author={Sylv{\`e}re Krima and Raphael Barbau and Xenia Fiorentini and Sudarsan Rachuri and Sebti Foufou and Ram D. Sriram},
The Standard for the Exchange of Product model data (STEP) [1] contains product information mainly related to geometry. The modeling language used to develop this standard, EXPRESS, does not have logical formalism that will enable rigorous semantics. In this paper we present an OWL-DL (Web Ontology Language Description Logic) [2] version of STEP (OntoSTEP) that will allow logic reasoning and inference mechanisms and thus enhancing semantic interoperability. The development of OntoSTEP requires… CONTINUE READING


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