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1. An introduction to description logics D. Nardi and R. J. Brachman; Part I. Theory: 2. Basic description logics F. Baader and W. Nutt; 3. Complexity of reasoning F. M. Donini; 4. Relationships with other formalisms U. Sattler, D. Calvanese and R. Molitor; 5. Expressive description logics D. Calvanese and G. De Giacomo; 6. Extensions to description logics F. Baader, R. Kusters and F. Wolter; Part II. Implementation: 7. From description logic provers to knowledge representation systems D. L. McGuinness and P. F. Patel-Schneider; 8. Description logics systems R. Moeller and V. Haarslev; 9. Implementation and optimisation techniques I. Horrocks; Part III. Applications: 10. Conceptual modeling with description logics A. Borgida and R. J. Brachman; 11. Software engineering C. Welty; 12. Configuration D. L. McGuinness; 13. Medical informatics A. Rector; 14. Ontology languages for the semantic web I. Horrocks, P. F. Patel-Schneider, D. L. McGuinness and C. Welty; 15. Natural language processing E. Franconi; 16. Description logics for data bases A. Borgida, M. Lenzerini and R. Rosati; Appendix. Description logic terminology F. Baader; Bibliography.

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Franz Baader is a Professor in the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science at TU Dresden. Diego Calvanese is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. Deborah L. McGuinness is Tetherless World Senior Constellation Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), New York. Daniele Nardi is Professor of Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Informatics at Universita degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza', Italy. Peter F. Patel-Schneider is a member of technical staff in the Computing and Software Principles Research Department of the Enabling Computing Technologies Domain at Bell Labs in Murray Hill, NJ, USA.

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'... well written and has a good structure ... It provides an excellent overview on the subject and shows the various aspects of description logic in their respective contexts with many pointers for further reading.' Thomas Studer, Zentralblatt MATH
'... this book is a valuable resource for any scientist or institution working in areas related to applications implementation. As an anthology of essays written by top scholars in the field, it is generally very well put together.' Computing Reviews (reviews.com)
"On the whole, this book is a valuable resource for any scientist or institution working in areas related to applications implementation. As an anthology of essays written by top scholars in the field, it is generally very well put together." Shrisha Rao, Computing Reviews

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