A System for Fuzzy Granulation of OWL Ontologies

  • Francesca A. Lisi
  • Corrado Mencar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10147)


In this paper, we describe a preliminary version of Granul O, a system for building a granular view of individuals over an OWL ontology. The system applies granular computing techniques based on fuzzy clustering and relies on SPARQL for querying the given ontology and Fuzzy OWL 2 for representing the produced granular view. The system has been applied on a benchmark ontology in the touristic domain.



This work was partially funded by the Università degli Studi di Bari “Aldo Moro” under the IDEA Giovani Ricercatori 2011 grant “Dealing with Vague Knowledge in Ontology Refinement”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Informatica, Centro Interdipartimentale di Logica e ApplicazioniUniversità degli Studi di BariAldo MoroItaly

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