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The cognitive complexity of OWL justifications

The cognitive complexity of OWL justifications

This video was recorded at 10th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Bonn 2011. In this paper, we present an approach to determining the cognitive complexity of justifications for entailments of OWL ontologies. We introduce a simple cognitive complexity model and present the results of validating that model via experiments involving OWL users. The validation is based on test data derived from a large and diverse corpus of naturally occurring justifications. Our contributions include validation for the cognitive complexity model, new insights into justification complexity, a significant corpus with novel analyses of justifications suitable for experimentation, and an experimental protocol suitable for model validation and refinement.


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