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Web Ontology Language OWL

ByUmberto Straccia

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The Web Ontology Language OWL [338] and its successor OWL 2 [101, 340] are languages for defining and instantiating Web ontologies. Ontology (see, e.g., [174]) is a term borrowed from philosophy that refers to the science of describing the kinds of entities in the world and how they are related.