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Is your ontology as hard as you think? : rewriting ontologies into simpler DLs

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We investigate cases where an ontology expressed in a seemingly hard DL can be polynomially reduced to one in a simpler logic, while preserving reasoning outcomes for classification and fact entailment. Our transformations target the elimination of inverse roles, universal and existential restrictions, and in the best case allow us to rewrite the given ontology into one of the OWL 2 profiles. Even if an ontology cannot be fully rewritten into a profile, in many cases our transformations al...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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David Carral More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Research Group
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Computer Science
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Research Group
Oxford college:
Mansfield College
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Computer Science
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Research Group
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Computer Science
Pascal Hitzler More by this author
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Journal:
Informal proceedings of the 27th International workshop on description logics Journal website
Volume:
1193
Pages:
128-140
ISSN:
1613-0073
URN:
uuid:4b248510-b188-48e3-901b-e7c71aba8c03
Local pid:
ora:9367

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