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Integrated distributed description logics

Antoine Zimmermann 1
1 EXMO - Computer mediated exchange of structured knowledge
Inria Grenoble - Rhône-Alpes, LIG - Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble
Abstract : We propose a Description-Logics-based language that extends standard DL with distributed capabilities. More precisely, it offers the possibility to formally describe the semantic relations that exist between two ontologies in a networked knowledge-based system. Contrary to Distributed Description Logics, it is possible to compose correspondences (or bridge rules), while still being able to hide some of the discrepancies between ontologies. Moreover, when ontologies have no nominals, no A-Box axioms, and correspondences are restricted to cross-ontology subsumption, the satisfiability of a local ontology is not influenced by ontology alignments and other ontologies, i.e., local deduction is invariant to the change of the outer system. Although we do not have a complete reasoning procedure, we provide inference rules and semantic properties, and a discussion on reasoning in this formalism.
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Antoine Zimmermann. Integrated distributed description logics. Proc. 20th International workshop on description logic (DL), 2007, Brixen/Bressanone, Italy. pp.507-514. ⟨hal-00817817⟩

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