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.
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