Using SWRL Rules to Model Noun Behaviour in Italian

  • Fahad Khan
  • Andrea Bellandi
  • Francesca Frontini
  • Monica Monachini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10318)


In this article we describe our ongoing attempts to use the Semantic Web Rule Language (SWRL) to model the morphological layer of a wide-coverage Italian lexical resource, Parole-Simple-Clips (PSC); in this case that subset of PSC dealing with Italian noun morphology. After giving a brief introduction to SWRL and to Italian noun morphology we go onto describe the actual transformation itself. Finally we describe an experiment on our dataset using SWRL rules and queries written in the Semantic Query-Enhanced Rule Web Language (SQWRL).


SWRL Italian nouns Morphology Linked open data SQWRL 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fahad Khan
    • 1
  • Andrea Bellandi
    • 1
  • Francesca Frontini
    • 2
  • Monica Monachini
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale “A. Zampolli” - CNRPisaItaly
  2. 2.Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, Praxiling UMR 5267 CNRS - UPVM3MontpellierFrance

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