Inferring new data

By combining your data with ontologies one is able to infer new data.

Example: Using a property :isMarriedTo which is being defined as a symmetric relation, stating that :Person1 :isMarriedTo :Person2 allows then system to infer that the following statement also holds: :Person2 :isMarriedTo :Person1.

The relationship before reasoning:

before reasoning

The relationship after reasoning:

after reasoning

It is a very difficult exercise to find a good balance between the expressiveness of your domain model and the performance of your reasoning. We help you to decide which profile suits your use case best.

Ontology

An ontology is the formal description of the classes (or sets), attributes (or properties), and relationships (or relations among class members) to model a certain domain of knowledge. Read more…