It enables the interoperability of applications and allows computers. Unicode provides a unique number for every character, independent of the underlying platform, program, or language. Owl is a markup language used for publishing and sharing information using ontologies on the internet. The w3c web ontology language owl is a semantic web language designed to represent rich and complex knowledge about things, groups of things, and relations between things. This book introduces the subject of ontology, owl, and shows how it can revolutionize the way we use computers. Owl is part of the semantic web vision the next generation of the web web 3. Introduction to web ontology language owl trinity college dublin. Owl lite provides is foundation of owl dl and owl full. Owl has features from several families of representation languages, including primarily. Owl or web ontology language is the ontology think schema language of. Ontologies and frameworks semantic web and linked data.
Owl 2 is the web ontology language designed to facilitate ontology development and sharing via the web. How we measure reads a read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and. Rdf, sparql, owl, and r2ml emanuele della valle duration. As an rdf vocabulary, owl can be used in combination with rdf schema. The owl web ontology language is a new formal language for representing ontologies in the semantic web.
Request pdf web ontology language owl this article has no abstract. An ontology document defines the terms used to describe and represent a domain. To describe the meaningsemantics of the web data rdf is written in terms of owl owl is called an ontology language. Owl semantic web standards world wide web consortium.
The chapters for teaching the owl language serve as a good introduction before one reads the official owl manual and owl language guide. Ontologies are a formal way to describe taxonomies and classification networks, essentially defining the structure of knowledge for various domains. One of the main tools for this is owl, an ontology computer language. The web ontology language owl owl 2004 is one of the most important ontology languages. Representing information using the web ontology language. Is a description of concepts and relationships that can be used by people or software agents that want to share information within a domain. Owl ontologies can be used to describe the properties of web resources. A w3c semantic web language designed to represent rich and complex knowledge about things, groups of things, and relations between. Owl is a computational logicbased language such that knowledge expressed in owl can be exploited by computer programs, e. It provides classes, properties, individuals, and data values that are stored as semantic web documents.
Owl web ontology language guide article january 2004. Machine interpretation of documents and services in semantic web environment is primarily enabled by a the capability to mark documents, document. The w3c web ontology language owl is a semantic web language designed to represent rich and complex knowledge about things, groups of. The web ontology language owl is a language for defining ontologies on the web. The w3c owl 2 web ontology language owl is a semantic web. The writing style of the author is clear and diagrams are provided to give overviews of the different groups of concepts introduced. Representing information using the web ontology language lee w. An owl ontology describes a domain in terms of classes, properties and individuals and may include rich descriptions of the characteristics of those objects. Web ontology language owl world wide web consortium. The web ontology language owl is a family of knowledge representation languages for authoring ontologies. Owl 2 ontologies provide classes, properties, individuals, and data values. Find, read and cite all the research you need on researchgate.132 464 974 681 813 1495 1084 260 975 1230 332 569 583 1336 62 819 667 1365 1307 665 467 904 1506 587 254 375 23 540 825 1411 660 284 470 930 207 537 1367