AAAI Publications, Twenty-Fourth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence

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When Are Description Logic Knowledge Bases Indistinguishable?
Elena Botoeva, Roman Kontchakov, Vladislav Ryzhikov, Frank Wolter, Michael Zakharyaschev

Last modified: 2015-06-27

Abstract


Deciding inseparability of description logic knowledge bases (KBs) with respect to conjunctive queries is fundamental for many KB engineering and maintenance tasks including versioning, module extraction, knowledge exchange and forgetting. We study the combined and data complexity of this inseparability problem for fragments of Horn-ALCHI, including the description logics underpinning OWL 2 QL and OWL 2 EL.

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