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Towards a Visual Notation for OWL : A Short Summary of VOWL

  title={Towards a Visual Notation for OWL : A Short Summary of VOWL},
  author={Steffen Lohmann and Florian Haag and Stefan Negru},
The Web Ontology Language (OWL) is not inherently visual in contrast to many related modeling languages. However, the visual representation of individual OWL elements and complete OWL ontologies can be very useful in many cases. We have therefore developed the Visual Notation for OWL (VOWL) that defines graphical representations for most of the OWL language constructs. In contrast to related work, we aim for a complete and well-specified notation that is easy to understand and implement. At… 
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