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Introduction to Semantic Web Ontology Languages

  • Grigoris Antoniou
  • Enrico Franconi
  • Frank van Harmelen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3564)

Abstract

The aim of this chapter is to give a general introduction to some of the ontology languages that play a prominent role on the Semantic Web, and to discuss the formal foundations of these languages. Web ontology languages will be the main carriers of the information that we will want to share and integrate.

Keywords

Description Logic Academic Staff Formal Semantic Inference Engine Ontology Language 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Grigoris Antoniou
    • 1
  • Enrico Franconi
    • 2
  • Frank van Harmelen
    • 3
  1. 1.ICS-FORTHGreece
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer ScienceFree University of Bozen–BolzanoItaly
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceVrije Universiteti AmsterdamNetherlands

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