MDA-Based Architecture of a Description Logics Reasoner

  • Nenad Krdžavac
  • Dragan Ðurić
  • Vladan Devedžić
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 204)


The paper presents the architecture and design of a description logics (DLs) reasoner based on the Model Driven Architecture (MDA) methodology. The architecture relies on OMG’s description logics metamodel, tableau metamodel, and model transformations using a language for model transformation. We show an example of DLs knowledge base using UML notation in context of MDA. The idea can be easily applied to implementation of a first-order logic theorem prover. The paper does not discuss implementation details of reasoning algorithms and the reasoner performance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nenad Krdžavac
    • 1
  • Dragan Ðurić
    • 2
  • Vladan Devedžić
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia and Montenegro
  2. 2.FON - School of Business Administration, Dept. of Information Systems and TechnologiesUniv. of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia and Montenegro

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