Zooming in on Ontologies: Minimal Modules and Best Excerpts

  title={Zooming in on Ontologies: Minimal Modules and Best Excerpts},
  author={Jieying Chen and Michel Ludwig and Yue Ma and Dirk Walther},
  booktitle={International Semantic Web Conference},
Ensuring access to the most relevant knowledge contained in large ontologies has been identified as an important challenge. To this end, minimal modules (sub-ontologies that preserve all entailments over a given vocabulary) and excerpts (certain, small number of axioms that best capture the knowledge regarding the vocabulary by allowing for a degree of semantic loss) have been proposed. In this paper, we introduce the notion of subsumption justification as an extension of justification (a… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…