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[protege-owl] Instances in Ontology/protege
tredmond at stanford.edu
Thu Mar 5 10:46:55 PST 2009
Often, for owl ontologies, when people say instance they really mean
individual. I suspect that the main culprits are people like me who
work with both frames and owl ontologies.
On Mar 5, 2009, at 10:12 AM, babar shahzad wrote:
> I have a little question.
> Often ' instances ' are referred in ontology. Can some one tell me
> what exactly instance mean in an ontology ?
> Does ' Individuals ' declared in protege are instances ? Like in a
> class Person, we declare an Individual named ' Fred ' ; is an
> instance of Person type....
> Babar Shahzad Chaudary,
> Deptt of Information Processing
> University of Oulu, Finland.
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