Modeling and Reasoning over Data Licenses

  • Oleksandra PanasiukEmail author
  • Simon SteyskalEmail author
  • Giray HavurEmail author
  • Anna FenselEmail author
  • Sabrina KirraneEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11155)


In this paper, we propose an extension of the Open Digital Right Language for modeling well-known licenses and propose an approach to automatically check license compatibility.



Funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) DALICC project


  1. 1.
    Brewka, G., Eiter, T., Truszczyński, M.: Answer set programming at a glance. Commun. ACM 54(12), 92–103 (2011)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    García, R., Gil, R.: Copyright licenses reasoning using an OWL-DL ontology. Law Ontol. Semant. Web Channelling Legal Inf. Flood 188, 145–162 (2009)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Gebser, M., Kaminski, R., Kaufmann, B., Schaub, T.: Clingo = asp+ control: extended report (2014)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Governatori, G., Lam, H.-P., Rotolo, A., Villata, S., Atemezing, G.A., Gandon, F.L.: Live: a tool for checking licenses compatibility between vocabularies and data. In International Semantic Web Conference (2014)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Pellegrini, T., et al.: A genealogy and classification of rights expression languages - preliminary results. In: Data Protection/LegalTech - Proceedings of the 21st International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2018, pp. 243–250 (2018)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Steyskal, S., Polleres, A.: Towards formal semantics for ODRL policies. In: Bassiliades, N., Gottlob, G., Sadri, F., Paschke, A., Roman, D. (eds.) RuleML 2015. LNCS, vol. 9202, pp. 360–375. Springer, Cham (2015). Scholar
  7. 7.
    Villata, S., Gandon, S.: Licenses compatibility and composition in the web of data. In: Third International Workshop on Consuming Linked Data (2012)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.STI Innsbruck, Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria
  2. 2.Vienna University of Economics and BusinessViennaAustria
  3. 3.Siemens AG ÖsterreichViennaAustria

Personalised recommendations