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Pellet-HeaRT – Proposal of an Architecture for Ontology Systems with Rules

  • Grzegorz J. Nalepa
  • Weronika T. Furmańska
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6359)

Abstract

The ongoing research on integration of rules and ontologies has resulted in multiple solutions, rule languages and systems. They differ in terms of aims and scope, semantics and architecture. The paper describes a proposal of a hybrid system combining a Description Logics reasoner with a forward-chaining rule engine. An integration of a dedicated tool for modularized rule bases, called HeaRT, and a widely-used DL reasoner Pellet, is sketched. An outline of main concepts and architecture of HeaRT-Pellet system is given, explained on an example case. The benefit of this solution is the ability to use a mature rule design, analysis and inference solution together with large fact bases from ontologies.

Keywords

Description Logic Formal Description Inference Task Rule Engine Inference Solution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Grzegorz J. Nalepa
    • 1
  • Weronika T. Furmańska
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of AutomaticsAGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakówPoland

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