Seminar: Extensions of Description Logics

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz Baader

Course Description

Description logics (DLs) are a family of logic-based knowledge representation formalisms. The seminar is about extensions of description logics (such as temporalised DLs, fuzzy DLs, DLs with defaults, …) that have not been captured in the lecture Description Logic held in the winter semester 2014/15.

Prerequisites: Knowing the basic material of the lecture Description Logic would be helpful.


There is an initial meeting on 24 April 2015 at 11:10 in room APB/3027. There, topics are assigned to interested students and further organisational matters are covered.

The students taking the seminar should get acquainted with their respective topic, write a report (c. 15 pages) about it, and give a presentation (of 25 minutes) at the end of the semester. They receive indiviual supervision by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Franz Baader, Dr. Marcel Lippmann, and Dr. Michel Ludwig.

The topics have been assigned as follows:

Student Topic Supervisor

The students are expected to stick to the following schedule.


SWS: –/2/–

This course can be used in the following modules:


Will be provided.