Thomas Eiter, Giovambattista Ianni, Roman Schindlauer, Hans Tompits, Kewen Wang:
Forgetting in Managing Rules and Ontologies.

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In: Proceedings of The 2006 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI 2006), Hong Kong (18th - 22nd December 2006), 411-419, December 2006
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The language of HEX-programs under the answer-set semantics is designed for interoperating with heterogeneous sources via external atoms and for meta-reasoning via higher-order literals in the context of the semantic Web. As an important technique in managing knowledge bases, the notion of forgetting has received increasing interest in the knowledge-representation area. In this paper, we introduce a semantics-based theory of forgetting for HEX-programs and, in turn, for a class of OWL/RDF(S) ontologies which allows to fully employ semantic information in managing ontologies like editing, merging, aligning, and redundancy removal



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