Embedding the HeaRT Rule Engine into a Semantic Wiki

  • Grzegorz Jacek Nalepa
  • Szymon Bobek
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 381)


Semantic wikis provide a flexible solution for collaborative knowledge engineering. The reasoning capabilities of most of the semantic wiki systems are limited to lightweight reasoning, e.g. with the use of RDF. Number of systems try to integrate strong reasoning with rules. Since most of the regular rule engines are hard to integrate, custom solutions are needed. In the paper a practical approach for embedding a flexible rule engine called HeaRT into a semantic wiki is given. HeaRT supports several inference modes, as well as rule base structuring, which makes it particularly suitable for a wiki.


Inference Engine Horn Clause Collaborative Knowledge Rule Engine Reasoning Capability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Grzegorz Jacek Nalepa
    • 1
  • Szymon Bobek
    • 1
  1. 1.AGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakowPoland

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