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[protege-discussion] Intersections in protégé

Samson Tu swt at stanford.edu
Thu May 22 13:50:04 PDT 2008


You need to describe your problem more precisely. In your diagram, are 
the circles classes or instances? Is the "is" relation "subclass" or 
"instance-of" relations? In your diagram, which are possible combinations?

With best regard,
Samson Tu

Alba Fuertes wrote:
>  
> Dear Forum,
>  
> I am a domain expert in the field of the Construction engineering but a 
> new researcher in the field of the Protégé editor and ontologies.
> I'm working in a project related to the Environmental Management in 
> Construction and this last year we have been identifying all the 
> environmental aspects, environmental impacts and construction phases and 
> the relations that exist between them. Now we have decided to develop an 
> ontology of this domain and to use Protégé to implement it. We have 
> identified the classes, subclasses and properties but some questions 
> have arised.
>  
>  From the idea that an impact is the result of the intersection of an 
> aspect and a phase, we pretend to implement with Protégé the relations:
>         An IMPACT /takes place along/ a PHASE
>         An IMPACT /is related to/ an ASPECT    
>  
> The problem is that an impact can be the result of the different 
> intersections (combinations) of phases and aspects (*see picture 
> attached*). How can we introduce these intersections in Protégé? If we 
> implement the model showed in the picture, how can protégé indentify 
> the correct intersections (not all of them are possible)? 
>  
> Thank you for your contributions,
>  
> Alba




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