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Can OWL and Logic Programming Live Together Happily Ever After?

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Logic programming (LP) is often seen as a way to overcome several shortcomings of the Web Ontology Language (OWL), such as the inability to model integrity constraints or perform closed-world querying. However, the open-world semantics of OWL seems to be fundamentally incompatible with the closed-world semantics of LP. This has sparked a heated debate in the Semantic Web community, resulting in proposals for alternative ontology languages based entirely on logic programming. To help resolving...

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10.1007/11926078_36

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Computer Science
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Springer
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Volume:
4273
Pages:
501-514
Publication date:
2006-01-01
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1611-3349
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0302-9743
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2012-12-19

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