Submissions:Class equivalence

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Current revision ID: 8570

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Name Class equivalence
Also known as Equivalent classes
Author(s) Fran├žois Scharffe
SubmittedBy FrancoisScharffe


Domain (if applicable)
Alignment problem addressed Two classes in two ontologies have the same intension.
Alignment solution The pattern relates the two classes by specifying them as being equivalent.
Alignment workflow
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Problem example
Solution example Example solution in the ontology alignment language:
 <entity1><Class rdf:about="O1:Human"/></entity1>
 <entity2><Class rdf:about="O2:Person"/></entity2>
Consequences The equivalent classed are related by an equivalence correspondence.


Known use This is a very common correspondence.
Related to Submissions:Lexico Syntactic ODP corresponding to Equivalence relation between Classes ODP, Submissions:SynonymOrEquivalence (SOE)


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