On 12 April 2014 15:56, Zubeida Khan <zkhan@...> wrote:
> Thanks, but in this case it isn't sufficient to rename the entity in the
> axiom, I need to change the axiom to refer to another entity that already
> appears in the ontology (that has a different signature and referencing
> axioms), I've solved it and explained in previous post.
As long as it works for you, fine - but notice that the two strategies
have exactly the same final result - renaming an entity means changing
its IRI, and all the information related to an entity is contained in
its type and its IRI. All the rest is defined in axioms, so for
example, taking two OWLClass entities and making their IRIs coincide
is, effectively, the same as replacing one with the other.
Replacing the IRI in a class with an IRI from, for example, a
property, is a more complicated business because of punning, so that's
a more advanced topic.