More Examples

The last two chapters went into a great amount of detail explaining the different ways to use OWL properties and classes to capture the semantics of important concepts in the subject matter of a given ontology. In this chapter we revisit some old examples with new insights, and we look at new examples showing how to put together all the knowledge about OWL we have discussed so far. We first present the examples, and what they look like as triples. After than we look at the kinds of inferences that you get with each of these examples.


Let’s reconsider the patient visit example from Figure 2.9. Below we show the human-friendly Manchester syntax for OWL, and then the Turtle syntax which means exactly ...

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