3. Ontology Foundations

  1. Fernando Silva Parreiras

Published Online: 21 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118135068.ch3

Semantic Web and Model-Driven Engineering

Semantic Web and Model-Driven Engineering

How to Cite

Parreiras, F. S. (2012) Ontology Foundations, in Semantic Web and Model-Driven Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118135068.ch3

Author Information

  1. FUMEC University, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118004173

Online ISBN: 9781118135068



  • ontology foundations, metamodel for ontology;
  • ontologies as domain models and ontology-based systems;
  • OWL 2 and description logics SROIQ(D), and model-theoretic;
  • UML class-based semantics, sets with one interpretation;
  • combining description logics and logic programming, OWL with CWA


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ontology

  • The Ontology Web Language

  • Ontology Services

  • Ontology Engineering Services

  • Rules

  • Metamodels for Ontology Technologies

  • Ontological Technical Spaces

  • Conclusion