Rendering OWL in Description Logic Syntax
As ontology engineering is inherently a multidisciplinary process, it is necessary to utilize multiple vehicles to present an ontology to a user. In order to examine the formal logical content, description logic renderings of the axioms appear to be a very helpful approach for some. This paper introduces a number of changes made to the OWLAPI’s Open image in new window rendering framework in order to improve the readability, concision, and correctness of translated OWL files, as well as increase the number of renderable OWL files.
The first two authors acknowledge support by the National Science Foundation award 1440202 EarthCube Building Blocks: Collaborative Proposal: GeoLink – Leveraging Semantics and Linked Data for Data Sharing and Discovery in the Geosciences.
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