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On the Transition of KIF/Frame Ontologies to EXPRESS



Peter Wilson


This repot descibes the translation of three groups of ontologies specified using the Frame variant of the Knowledge Interchange Format (KIF) language into information models specified using the EXPRESS information modeling language, as defined in International Standard ISO 10303-11:1994. This work has undertaken to explore the relationship between KIF/Frame and EXPRESS. From this work done to date the capabilities appear to be broadly similar but they differ in detail.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5957
Report Number


EXPRESS, KIF, Ontology translation


Wilson, P. (1997), On the Transition of KIF/Frame Ontologies to EXPRESS, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created January 1, 1997, Updated October 16, 2008