A Case for Abductive Reasoning over Ontologies

Elsenbroich, C. , Kutz, O. and Sattler, U. (2006) A Case for Abductive Reasoning over Ontologies. In: OWL: Experiences and Directions 2006, Athens, Georgia, USA, 10-11 Nov 2006,

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We argue for the usefulness of abductive reasoning in the context of ontologies. We discuss several applicaton scenarios in which various forms of abduction would be useful, introduce corresponding abductive reasoning tasks, give examples, and begin to develop the formal apparatus needed to employ abductive inference in expressive description logics.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Elsenbroich, Dr Corinna
Authors: Elsenbroich, C., Kutz, O., and Sattler, U.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Health & Wellbeing > MRC/CSO SPHSU
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