Reasoning Web pp 251-274 | Cite as

Rule Modeling and Markup

  • Gerd Wagner
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3564)


In this paper we address several issues of rule modeling on the basis of UML. We discuss the relationship between UML class models and OWL vocabularies. We show how certain rules can be specified in a class diagram with the help of OCL. We also show how rule concepts can be described, and how the abstract syntax of RDF, OWL, SWRL and RuleML can be defined, by means of UML class diagrams in a concise way.


Unify Modeling Language Resource Description Framework Object Constraint Language Abstract Syntax Business Rule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerd Wagner
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  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsBrandenburg University of Technology at CottbusCottbusGermany

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