Using Preference Order in Ontologies

@inproceedings{Heymans2002UsingPO,
  title={Using Preference Order in Ontologies},
  author={Stijn Heymans and Dirk Vermeir},
  booktitle={DEXA Workshops},
  year={2002}
}
The latest ontology languages can be translated into a description logic (DL), thus providing them with a formal semantics and associated reasoning procedures. We introduce the ordered description logic OSHOQ(D) as a simple decidable extension of SHOQ(D) that supports the direct definition of a preference order on defeasible axioms, thus allowing for a succinct and intuitive expression of defeasible ontologies, containing e.g. exceptions for certain axioms. We demonstrate the usefulness of… CONTINUE READING
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