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[protege-owl] Protégé-owl quetions?

Samson Tu swt at stanford.edu
Fri Jan 15 17:07:20 PST 2010


On 1/13/2010 6:38 PM, Timothy Redmond wrote:
...
> Protege Frames is based on an older ontology language. The Protege
> frames ontology language is applicable in some situations where OWL is
> difficult to apply (e.g. the closed world assumption but this is whole
> different story). But the major disadvantage of the Protege frames
> language is that it is not standardized and there is no semantics. I
> think that the presence of a standard is very important and would
> recommend OWL over frames.

I would say that an exception to the OWL recommendation is the situation 
where (1) you are not using description logic, and (2) you are creating 
and managing a lot of instance data in Protege. Protege-frame has better 
support for instance management.

Samson




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