Peter Patel-Schneider

Peter Patel-Schneider
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Main area of research
Natural language & AI

Peter Patel-Schneider is a Researcher in the Nuance Artificial Intelligence and Language (NAIL) Lab. His research interest is in the area of Knowledge Representation & AI. Currently, Peter is working on ontologies and reasoning support for conversational systems. In general, he is interested in making description logics useful in applications, as well as the theory of description logics. Patel-Schneider has made significant contributions to the fields of Web Ontology Languages, DLP (an experimental description logic system designed to allow various optimizations for description logic reasoning to be easily investigated that he developed) and the Classic group, which he lead.

Selected articles

Finite Models in RDF(S), with datatypes

The details of reasoning in RDF are generally well known. The model-theoretic characteristics of RDF have been less studied, particularly when datatypes are added. RDF

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RDF 1.1 Semantics

This document describes a precise semantics for the Resource Description Framework 1.1  and RDF Schema. It defines a number of distinct entailment regimes and corresponding

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Using Description Logics for RDF Constraint Checking and Closed-World Recognition

RDF and Description Logics work in an open-world setting where absence of information is not information about absence. Nevertheless, Description Logic axioms can be interpreted

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Voice in the user interface

Interacting with voice-based interfaces on a broad variety of devices spanning smartphones, tablets, TVs, cars, and kiosks is becoming a routine part of daily life.

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Analyzing schema.org

Schema.org is a way to add machine-understandable information to web pages that is processed by the major search engines to improve search performance. The definition

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