Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

Intelligent systems are knowledge-based. They rely on formally defined knowledge about the domain of interest, spcified in a knowledge base using logical languages. This allows for using different inference mechanism to derive implicit information from a knowledge base. Furthermore, such algorithms can automatically detect inconsistencies and modelling errors, which is used to assist users when building a knoweldge base. 

Prof. Dr. Birte Glimm and Dr. Kazakov represent this area within the institute. The main research focus lies on the development of automated reasoning algorithms and optimisations. These are implemented in tools such as ELK, Konclude, or HermiT. Questions regarding the complexity and the efficient evaluation of ontological query languages constitute a further research topic. Members of the group were actively involved in the development of the Web Ontology Language OWL 2 and the SPARQL 1.1 query language standards within the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). 

Reasoners of the institute are very successful at the OWL Reasoner Evaluation Competitions. In 2014 and 2015 our reasoners  ELK und Konclude won all six categories. In 2013 our reasoners won 7 out of 10 categories. 

Contact

email: Birte.Glimm(at)uni-ulm.de
phone: +49 (0)731/50-24125
fax:     +49 (0)731/50-24119

Postal Address

Birte Glimm
University of Ulm
Institute of Artificial Intelligence
D-89069 Ulm

Office

James-Franck-Ring
building O27, level 4
room 448

Students' Theses in the area of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

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Güttler, Philipp
Visualisierung von Ontologien
Diploma Thesis
Ulm University,
2010
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Grether, Dominik
Semantische Annotation und Deduktion in Geoinformationssystemen
Diploma Thesis
Ulm University,
2006
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Bercher, Pascal; Richter, Felix; Hörnle, Thilo; Geier, Thomas; Höller, Daniel; Behnke, Gregor; Nielsen, Florian; Honold, Frank; Schüssel, Felix; Reuter, Stephan; Minker, Wolfgang; Weber, Michael; Dietmayer, Klaus; Biundo, Susanne
Advanced User Assistance for Setting Up a Home Theater
In Susanne Biundo and Andreas Wendemuth, editor, of Cognitive Technologies
Chapter 24, page 485--491.
Publisher: Springer,
2017
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Geier, Thomas; Biundo, Susanne
Multi-Level Knowledge Processing in Cognitive Technical Systems
In Susanne Biundo, editor, of Cognitive Technologies
Chapter 2, page 17--36.
Publisher: Springer,
2017
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Reuter, Stephan; Scheel, Alexander; Geier, Thomas; Dietmayer, Klaus
Environment Adaption for Companion-Systems
In Susanne Biundo and Andreas Wendemuth, editor, of Cognitive Technologies
Chapter 15, page 301--320.
Publisher: Springer,
2017
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Glimm, Birte; Stuckenschmidt, Heiner
15 Years of Semantic Web: An Incomplete Survey
KI - Künstliche Intelligenz, 30(2):117--130
2016
ISSN: 0933-1875
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Glimm, Birte
Interview with Prof. Dr. Ian Horrocks, Professor at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Oxford
KI - Künstliche Intelligenz, 30(2):201--203
2016
ISSN: 0933-1875
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Glimm, Birte; Stuckenschmidt, Heiner
Special Issue on Semantic Web
KI - Künstliche Intelligenz, 30(2):113--115
2016
ISSN: 1610-1987
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Zhou, Zhangquan; Qi, Guilin; Glimm, Birte
Exploring Parallel Tractability of Ontology Materialization
Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2016)
Publisher: IOS Press,
2016
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Glimm, Birte; Kazakov, Yevgeny; Tran, Trung-Kien
Ontology Materialization by Abstraction Refinement in Horn SHOIF
Proceedings of the 29th International Workshop on Description Logics (DL 2016) Volume 1577 of CEUR Workshop Proceedings
Publisher: CEUR-WS.org,
2016
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Glimm, Birte; Kazakov, Yevgeny; Tran, Trung-Kien
Scalable Reasoning by Abstraction Beyond DL-Lite
In Magdalena Ortiz and Stefan Schlobach, editor, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Web Reasoning and Rule Systems (RR 2016) Volume 9898 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science , page 77--93.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag,
2016
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Parsia, Bijan; Matentzoglu, Nicolas; S. Goncalves, Rafael; Glimm, Birte; Steigmiller, Andreas
The OWL Reasoner Evaluation (ORE) 2015 Resources
In Paul T. Groth and Elena Simperl and Alasdair J. G. Gray and Marta Sabou and Markus Krötzsch and Freddy Lécué and Fabian Flöck and Yolanda Gil, editor, Proceedings of the 15th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2016) Volume 9982 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science , page 159--167.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag,
2016
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