Further Possibilities in OWL
Class (“concept”) hierarchies can be defined
Classes can be constructed: union, intersection, complement,…
Classes can be constructed: union, intersection,
complement,…
Properties can be characterized: is it transitive, is it a function…
remember the “left of” example
Properties can be characterized: is it transitive,
is it a function…
remember the “left of” example
Equivalence/difference of properties and classes
eg, if ontologies from different origins are used…
…or to handle multilingual cases
Other vocabularies can be imported
Version control
etc
Ivan Herman
, W3C Head of Offices
© 1994-2004, W3C (MIT,ERCIM,Keio)
Brussels, 19 April, 2004
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