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[protege-owl] Instances in Ontology/protege
babarathotmail at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 5 13:30:56 PST 2009
thank you Timolthy,
I was just tentative there may be some feature of protege to specifically make an instance somehow.
Because there is so much about protege that is beyond its tutorial.
Babar Shahzad Chaudary,
Deptt of Information Processing
University of Oulu, Finland.
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From: Timothy Redmond <tredmond at stanford.edu>
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Sent: Thursday, March 5, 2009 8:46:55 PM
Subject: Re: [protege-owl] Instances in Ontology/protege
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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