Visualizing OWL 2 Using Diagrams

Gem Stapleton, Michael Compton, John Howse

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNConference contribution with ISSN or ISBN

Abstract

Diagrams can be an effective means of communicating complex ideas and can aid ontology engineering. Indeed, domain experts often do not have the expertise required to understand or create the complex logical statements of an ontology in description logic (DL). This paper presents a visualisation method, extit{concept diagrams}, geared toward expressing assertions and class expression axioms alongside providing support for literals, datatypes and data properties. extit{Property diagrams} are introduced, targeted at object property and data property expression axioms. We demonstrate that concept diagrams and property diagrams provide a large coverage of OWL 2 axioms and are, thus, closely aligned in expressive power.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 2017
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherIEEE
Pages0-0
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9781538604434
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Nov 2017
EventIEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 2017 - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 11-14 October 2017
Duration: 13 Nov 2017 → …

Publication series

Name
ISSN (Print)1943-6106

Conference

ConferenceIEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing 2017
Period13/11/17 → …

Bibliographical note

© 2017 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Visualizing OWL 2 Using Diagrams'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this