Fuzzy Ontology Modeling by Utilizing Fuzzy Set and Fuzzy Description Logic

  • Xuan Hung QuachEmail author
  • Thi Lan Giao Hoang
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 769)


In this paper, we propose a fuzzy ontology model by using fuzzy set and description fuzzy logic in order to support fuzzy inference model and fuzzy ontology integration. As in previous studies, elements of a fuzzy ontology are fuzzed by using a class member function based on the fuzzy set theory. The significant contribution of this work is to supplement the fuzzification of concepts with respect to the corresponding ontology. Besides, we clarify the set Z by using fuzzy description logic representing for constrains among ontology elements which have never been mentioned before. In this paper, we also execute the proposed fuzzy ontology implemented in OWL2 language. We employ Protégé to present the fuzzy ontology design in weather domain for demonstration.


Fuzzy ontology Fuzzy logic Fuzzy description logic Fuzzy OWL2 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Information TechnologyHue University of SciencesHueVietnam

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