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[protege-discussion] Function Feature List for Protege? Protege vs. a Database

Samson Tu swt at
Fri Jul 2 17:05:40 PDT 2010

Ray was mostly comparing Protege-frame with database, hence the 
statement that "everything you can do with Protege can probably be done 
with database." With the use of DL to construct ontologies, the 
semantics of representation languages are quite different.


On 7/2/2010 4:19 PM, Jennifer Vendetti wrote:
> Hi Ron,
> Ray Fergerson gave a lecture in June of 2005 at the Protege Short Course
> in which (among other things) he discussed the similarities and
> differences between Protege and databases. This was one of the few short
> courses that we videotaped. I extracted the snippet of his lecture where
> he talks about this issue and posted it on Protege's YouTube channel:
> Protege has a YouTube channel! Just in case anyone missed that in the
> previous paragraph. :)
> Best,
> Jennifer
> On 7/1/2010 1:14 PM, Ron Schultz wrote:
>> Is there a document that summarizes the functions and features of
>> Protege? I know I can dig this out through all the documentation
>> present, but I was wondering if a summarization was available somewhere.
>> I am running into issues in discussing the capabilities of Protege -
>> all too often someone in the audience asserts 'well - that's just a
>> simple database! Why use Protege - anyone can build that as a simple
>> database application.' I know from much personal experience that
>> that's not the case - but I am tired of answering this all too often
>> asked question. I want to be able to hand someone a list of functions
>> and features and say - 'Ok - here's what's required. Tell me what
>> database can do all this. Or tell me how much its going to cost to
>> write an application to do all this.'
>> Any pointers or references would be much appreciated.
>> Ron
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