Exploring OWL and rules: a simple teaching case

Malgorzata Mochol, Anne Cregan, Denny Vrandecic, Sean Bechhofer
2008 International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies  
This study includes developing a suitable ontology to represent a simple domain using an ontology editor, representing logical constraints using constructs available within OWL-DL, and then illustrating that some of the classification criteria set for the task cannot be represented within OWL and require logical rules to be added using a rule language to achieve the desired functionality. An automated reasoner is used for classification and the impact of the Open World Assumption on
more » ... on results is examined. The case supports hands-on exercises using Semantic Web tools and languages to represent a simple domain, giving exposition of the underlying logical formalisms.
doi:10.1504/ijtcs.2008.022984 fatcat:ml725atf3rdlfjhgaw5wr3nyqq