Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Reasoning about semantic Web in Isabelle/HOL

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Tang, Y. ; Sch. of Comput., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore ; Jin Song Dong ; Jing Sun ; Mahony, B.

Semantic Web is regarded as the next generation of the World Wide Web. It provides not only the structure of the Web but also meaningful semantics for the information presented. To make semantic Web services understandable for distributed agents, formal definitions of the ontologies and their consistencies are essential. However, the existing tools for reasoning about semantic Web ontologies are still primitive. We believe that mature software engineering tools, such as theorem provers, can contribute to the reasoning phase. In this paper, we present an approach of encoding the semantic Web ontology (DAML+OIL) into the generic theorem prover Isabelle/HOL for automatic reasoning. Furthermore, a translation tool was developed to transform semantic Web ontologies into their extended Isabelle theories. With additional intermediate lemmas, Isabelle can be used to perform both subsumption (class) level and instantiation (instance) level reasoning of the semantic Web ontologies.

Published in:

Software Engineering Conference, 2004. 11th Asia-Pacific

Date of Conference:

30 Nov.-3 Dec. 2004

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.