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[protege-owl] help meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Quratulain Rajput quratulain.rajput at
Fri Mar 27 05:17:13 PDT 2009

thanks for reply what about the other
problem I can't view individual in protege after populating using jena
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 10:42 PM, Thomas Russ <tar at> wrote:

> On Mar 26, 2009, at 2:14 AM, Quratulain Rajput wrote:
> > Another issue is when I set restriction using protege and creating
> > individual in protege it is taking any value which I am entring
> > without considering restriction. how I can restric the values of
> > instance.
> Well, first of all, I don't think the restrictions mean what you think
> they do.
> For example, in m.owl in class A0 you restrict the minimum cardinality
> of DisplaySize to be 10.  That means that all instances of A0 are
> supposed to have at least 10 values (fillers) of the DisplaySize
> property.  This is a restriction on the number of fillers, not on
> their value.
> Secondly, restrictions that you add are used by reasoning engines to
> evaluate the consistency of the ontology.  You would have to run a
> reasoner (such as Pellet) in order to detect problems.  Restrictions
> are used for inference.  They are not type checks in a programming
> language sense.  So you can violate them when populating an ontology.
> If you then run a reasoner, the violations will be detected since your
> ontology will be determined to be inconsistent.
> Third, if you want to restrict types you have to use an AllValuesFrom
> or SomeValueFrom restriction.  In OWL 1.0, you are a bit limited in
> what you can use to restrict the value of literals to.  If you need
> numeric ranges, you will have to use OWL 2.0 and the Protege 4 editor.
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