Posts Tagged owl

Common reasons for ontology inconsistency

on June 12, 2013 by Samantha Bail in Articles, Comments (0)

Summary Following on from the previous Ontogenesis article “(I can’t get no) satisfiability” (, this post explores common reasons for the inconsistency of an ontology. Inconsistency is a severe error […]


OWL Syntaxes

on January 22, 2010 by Matthew Horridge in Under Review, Comments (5)

There are a variety of syntaxes for persisting, sharing and editing OWL ontologies. These syntaxes range from the officially recommended RDF/XML exchange syntax, that any OWL compliant tool must […]


Protégé & Protégé-OWL

on January 21, 2010 by Alan Rector in Under Review, Comments (5)

What is Protégé Protégé-OWL has become the default open-source editor for the Web ology Language, OWL (See also ).  It was developed collaboratively between University of Manchester and Stanford […]


OWL, an ontology language

on by Uli Sattler in All, Reviewed, Comments (5)

This article takes the reader on an introductory tour of OWL, with particular attention on the meaning of OWL statements, their entailments, and what reasoners do. Related Knowledge Blog […]


Semantic Integration in the Life Sciences

on by Allyson Lister in Reviewed, Comments (6)

There are a number of limitations in data integration: data sets are often noisy, incomplete, of varying levels of granularity and highly changeable. Every time one of the underlying […]


Automatic maintenance of multiple inheritance ontologies

on by Mikel Egana Aranguren in Reviewed, Comments (2)

Mikel Egaña Aranguren <> (Technical University of Madrid, Spain) Introduction Ontologies with multiple inheritance are difficult to maintain manually. However, providing the correct set of axioms, an automated reasoner […]