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Metacompiling OWL Ontologies

  • Anders Nilsson
  • Görel Hedin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6940)

Abstract

Ontologies, formal knowledge representation, and reasoning are technologies that have begun to gain substantial interest in recent years. We present a high-level declarative approach to writing application programs for specific ontologies, based on viewing the ontology as a domain-specific language.

Our approach is based on declarative meta-compilation techniques. We have implemented a tool using this approach that allows typed frontends to be generated for specific ontologies, and to which the desired functionality can be added as separate aspects. Our tool makes use of the JastAdd meta-compilation system which is based on reference attribute grammars. We describe the architecture of our tool and evaluate the approach on applications in industrial robotics.

Keywords

Syntax Tree Knowledge Database Drilling Machine Abstract Syntax Tree Ontological Knowledge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anders Nilsson
    • 1
  • Görel Hedin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Automatic ControlLund UniversitySweden
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceLund UniversitySweden

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