[DL] Datatype property in OWL DL and Description Logics

Carsten Lutz clu at tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de
Fri Nov 23 12:18:17 CET 2007

Hi there,

the DL counterpart of datatypes are called concrete domains. The
following (and the references in it) may get you started:

C. Lutz.  Description Logics with Concrete Domains---A Survey. In
Advances in Modal Logics Volume 4. World Scientific Publishing
Co. Pte. Ltd., 2003.

Available from



On Sun, 4 Nov 2007, B. S. Kamel wrote:
> Hi
> I wonder if the data type property used in OWL DL has direct translation to Description logic ? For example, if Employee class has a empName property with range xsd:string , is there a direct match between xsd:String and a class called String in Description Logic format?  (Or other data type formats like Date, Integer, etc)
> Could you please help clarify this point ? I'd appreciate it very much.
> RegardsB.S. Kamel
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