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From description-logic programs to multi-context systems. (English) Zbl 1362.68272
Summary: The combination of logic program-style rules with other reasoning systems has been a fertile topic of research in the last years, with the proposal of several different systems that achieve this goal. In this work, we look at two of these systems, dl-programs and multi-context systems, which address different aspects of this combination, and include different, incomparable programming constructs. We prove that every dl-program can be transformed into a multi-context system in such a way that the different semantics for each paradigm are naturally related. As a consequence, constructions developed for dl-programs can be automatically ported to multi-context systems. In particular, we show how to model default rules over ontologies with the usual semantics.
68T30 Knowledge representation
68N17 Logic programming
68Q55 Semantics in the theory of computing
68T27 Logic in artificial intelligence
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