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Kewen Wang, Professor

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王克文

Higher Degree Research Convenor (Nathan Campus)

School of Information and Communication Technology
Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD 4111 
Australia 
Phone: +61 7 3735 5028 
Fax:     +61 7 3735 5051 
Email: REMOVETHISTEXTREMOVETHISTEXT

Office: N44-Room 2.31 (Nathan Campus) 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

News: Six regular papers (out of seven submissions) and one short paper by our research group members and collaborators have been accepted at AAAI-2015!


 

         Current PhD/RHD students: If you have any questions, you can email me or hdr-gsc@griffith.edu.au. If you need to lodge a leave application, you can download the form at http://www.griffith.edu.au/higher-degrees-research/current-research-students/forms-for-hdr-students (just complete the pdf form and save it).

         Future PhD/RHD students: If you are interested in pursuing a PhD at Griffith University, you are encouraged to contact me or a Griffith researcher in your field (ref. http://research-hub.griffith.edu.au/).

         PhD scholarships: A number of PhD scholarships are available at Griffith every year. Application information including due dates can be found at http://www.griffith.edu.au/higher-degrees-research/how-to-apply


Teaching

2014, Semester 2: Principles of Intelligent Systems (2508ICT)

2014, Semester 2: Research Methods in IT (6112ICT/7112ICT)

2014, Semester 1: Theory of Computation (3440ICT)

 

Websites for current courses can be accessed through Learning@Griffith

 

Past Teaching

 


Research Interests

Knowledge Representation, Logic Programming, Semantic Web, Ontologies, Computational Logics, Artificial Intelligence


Recent Research Projects (funded by the Australian Research Council)

  • ARC Discovery: A framework for scalable ontology enrichment and change, 2013-2015 (Kewen Wang, Yuefeng Li, Rodney Topor, Guilin Qi and Grigoris Antoniou)

 

  • ARC Linkage: A new management tool for effective wastewater source control, 2012-2016 (Huijun Zhao, Kewen Wang, Ling Li and Shanqing Zhang)

 

  • ARC Discovery: Efficient multi-context systems for heterogeneous information reasoning and sharing, 2011-2013 (Kewen Wang, Grigoris Antoniou and Torsten Schaub)

 

  • ARC Discovery: Rule-Based Reasoning Systems for Complex and Dynamic Ontologies, 2010.1-2012 (Kewen Wang, John Thornton, Junhu Wang, Thomas Eiter, Grigoris Antoniou, Hans Tompits)

 

  • ARC Discovery: Towards automated and intelligent processing of web-based information (Declarative Reasoning Systems for the Semantic Web), 2006.1- 2008.12 (Kewen Wang, Rodney Topor, and Grigoris Antoniou).

 

  • ARC Discovery: Foundations of Nonmonotonic Logic  Programming  for Complex Knowledge Systems, 2006.1- 2008.12 (Yan Zhang, Abhaya Nayak, Kewen Wang and Fangzhen Lin).

Professional Activities

 

  • AI Communications: The European Journal on Artificial Intelligence, Editorial board member, Jan 2000- Dec 2004.

Postdoctoral Researchers:

         Dr Zhe Wang

         Dr Zhiqiang Zhuang.

Students

         Mahsa Chitsaz (PhD student, 2011-, with M. Blumenstein and Z. Wang)

         Sebastian Binnewies (PhD student, 2011-, with B. Stantic and Z. Zhuang)

         Melissa Winnel (PhD student, 2012-, with H. Zhao; on leave)

         Yifan Jin (PhD student, 2013-, with J. Wang)

         Sheng Li (PhD student, 2011-, with J. Wang)

 

         Zhe Wang (PhD student, Feb 2007- Jan 2011, Postdoc at Oxford University)

         Xiaowang Zhang (visiting PhD student, 2009, Postdoc at Universiteit Hasselt)

         Chaoming Li (visiting PhD student, 2008)

         Jeff Blee (Honours student, 2004)

         Cheng Fu(Honours student, 2006)

         Nathan Robinson (Honours student, 2006)

         Jurgen Bock (Honours student, 2006)

         Nathan Cobby (Honours student, 2010)


Systems

         LPForget: Forgetting in Answer Set Programming, 2006.

         DLForget: Forgetting in Description Logics, 2008.

         OntoRevision: A Protege plug-in for revising OWL ontologies, 2010.

         OntoMerge: A system for merging ontologies, 2012.

 

 

Selected Publications (A full list of publications is here)

  1. James Delgrande and Kewen Wang. A syntax-independent approach to forgetting in disjunctive logic programs. In: Proceedings of AAAI, 2015 (accepted for publication).
  2. Jianfeng Du, Kewen Wang and Yi-Dong Shen. Towards tractable and practical ABox abduction over inconsistent description logic ontologies. In: Proceedings of AAAI, 2015 (accepted for publication).
  3. Guilin Qi, Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang, Xuefeng Fu and Zhiqiang Zhuang. Approximating model-based ABox revision in DL-Lite: Theory and practice. In: Proceedings of AAAI, 2015 (accepted for publication).
  4. Sebastian Binnewies, Zhiqiang Zhuang and Kewen Wang. Partial meet revision and contraction in logic programs. In: Proceedings of AAAI, 2015 (accepted for publication)
  5. Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang, Zhiqiang Zhuang and Guilin Qi. Instance-driven ontology evolution in DL-Lite. In: Proceedings of AAAI, 2015 (accepted for publication).
  6. Yisong Wang, Kewen Wang, Zhe Wang and Zhiqiang Zhuang. Knowledge forgetting in circumscription: A preliminary report. In: Proceedings of AAAI, 2015 (accepted for publication).
  7. Mahsa Chitsaz, Zhe Wang and Kewen Wang. Query abduction for ELH ontologies. In: Proceedings of AAAI, 2015 (student short paper) (accepted for publication).
  8. Kewen Wang, Lian Wen and Kedian Mu. Random logic programs: Linear model. Theory and Practice of Logic Programming, 2014 (accepted for publication).
  9. Yi-Dong Shen, Kewen Wang, Thomas Eiter, Michael Fink, Christoph Redl, Thomas Krennwallner, Jun Deng. FLP answer set semantics without circular justifications for general logic programs, Artificial Intelligence, 213:1-41, 2014. [PDF]
  10. Kewen Wang, Zhe Wang, Rodney Topor, Jeff Z Pan, Grigoris Antoniou. Eliminating concepts and roles from ontologies in expressive description logics. Computational Intelligence, 30(2): 205-232, 2014. [PDF]
  11. Kedian Mu, Kewen Wang, and Lian Wen. Approaches to measuring inconsistency for stratified knowledge bases. International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, 55: 529-556, 2014.
  12. Jianfeng Du, Kewen Wang and Yi-Dong Shen.  Tractable approach to ABox abduction over description logic ontologies. In: Proceedings of AAAI, pages 1034-1040, 2014 (accepted).
  13. [PDF] Zhiqiang Zhuang, Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang and Guilin Qi. Contraction and revision over DL-Lite TBoxes. In: Proceedings of AAAI, pages 1149-1156, 2014. [PDF]
  14. James Delgrande and Kewen Wang. An approach to forgetting in disjunctive logic programs that preserves strong equivalence. In: Proceedings of NMR, 2014. [PDF]
  15. Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang, Guilin Qi, Zhiqiang Zhuang, Yuefeng Li. Instance-driven TBox revision in DL-Lite. In: Proceedings of DL, 2014.
  16. Zhiqiang Zhuang, Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang, Grigoris Antoniou. Rational elimination of DL-Lite TBox axioms. In: Proceedings of DL, 2014 (accepted).
  17. Zhe Wang, Yifan Jin, Kewen Wang and Guilin Qi, OntoMerge: A system for merging DL-Lite ontologies. In: Ontologies: Theory and Applications inInformation Systems and the Semantic Web, LNAI ???, 2014 (in press).
  18. Xin Wang, Jun Ling, Junhu Wang, Kewen Wang, Zhiyong Feng. Answering provenance-aware regular path queries on RDF graphs using an automata-based algorithm. In: Proceedings of WWW (companion volume), pages 395-396, 2014.
  19. Yisong Wang, Kewen Wang. Forgetting for answer set programming revisited. In: Proceedings of IJCAI, pages 1162-1168, 2013. [PDF]
  20. Yisong Wang, Zhiqiang Zhang, Kewen Wang. Belief change in nonmonotonic multi-context systems. In: Proceedings of LPNMR, pages 543-555, 2013. [PDF]
  21. Jose Alferes, Matthias Knorr, Kewen Wang. Forgetting under the Well-Founded Semantics. In: Proceedings of LPNMR, pages 36-41, 2013. [PDF]
  22. Yi-Dong Shen, Kewen Wang. Enhancing the FLP semantics with a level mapping formalism to resolve circular justifications. In: Proceedings of AAAI, 2012. [PDF]

23.        Guilin Qi, Kewen Wang. Conflict-based belief revision operators in possibilistic logic. In: Proceedings of LPAR, LNAI 7180, pages 77-91, 2012. [PDF]

24.        Jia-Huai You, Yi-Dong Shen, Kewen Wang. Well-supported semantics for logic programs with generalized rules. In: Correct Reasoning - Essays on Logic-Based AI in Honour of Vladimir Lifschitz, LNCS 7265, pp.576-591, 2012. [PDF]

25.        Yi-Dong Shen, Kewen Wang. Extending logic programs with description logic expressions for the semantic web. In: Proceedings of ISWC, pages 633-648, 2011. [PDF]

26.        Nathan Cobby, Kewen Wang and Zhe Wang, Marco Sotomayor. OntoRevision: A plug-in system for revision in Protege. In:

27.        Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang, Xiaowang Zhang and Rodney Topor. Tableau-based Forgetting in ALC Ontologies. In: Proceedings of ECAI, pages 47-52, 2010. [PDF]

28.        Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang, Rodney Topor, Jeff Z Pan. Forgetting for knowledge bases in DL-Lite. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, 58(1-2): 117-151, 2010. [PDF]

29.        Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang and Rodney Topor. A new approach to DL-Lite knowledge base revision. In: Proceedings of AAAI, pages 369-374, 2010. [PDF]

30.        Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang and Rodney Topor. Revising general knowledge bases in description logics. In: Proceedings of KR-10, 2010 (short paper).

31.        Kewen Wang, Zhe Wang, Rodney Topor, Jeff Z Pan and Grigoris Antoniou. Concept and role forgetting in ALC-Ontologies. In: Proceedings of ISWC, pages 666-681, 2009. [PDF]

32.        Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang, Rodney Topor, Jeff Z Pan. Revision of DL-Lite knowledge bases. In: Proceedings of DL, 2009. [PDF]

33.        Thomas Eiter and Kewen Wang. Semantic forgetting in answer set programming. Artificial Intelligence (AIJ), 172(14): 1644-1672, 2008. PDF at Elsevier, PDF as technical report (57 pages, 411KB)

34.        Zhe Wang, Kewen Wang, Rodney W. Topor, Jeff Z. Pan: Forgetting concepts in DL-Lite. In: Proceedings of ESWC, pages 245-257, 2008. [PDF]

35.        Yuting Zhao, Kewen Wang, Rodney Topor, Jeff Z. Pan and Fausto Giunchiglia. Autonomous ontology reasoning. In Proceedings of ISWC, pages 666-679, 2007. [PDF]

36.        Fu Cheng, Thomas. Eiter, Nathan Robinson, Abdul Sattar, K. Wang. LPForget: A system of forgetting in answer set programming. In Proceedings of Australian AI, pages 1101-1105, 2007 [PDF]

37.        Thomas Eiter, Giovambattista Ianni, Roman Schindlauer, Hans Tompits and Kewen Wang. Forgetting in managing rules and ontologies. In Proceedings of WI, pages 411-419, 2006. This paper is also presented at the Workshop on Applications of Logic Programming in the Semantic Web and Web Services in conjunction with ICLP-2006 (WALPSWW). [PDF]

38.        Thomas Eiter and Kewen Wang. Forgetting and conflict resolving in disjunctive logic programming. In Proceedings of AAAI, pages 238-243, 2006. [PDF]

39.        Thomas Eiter and Kewen Wang. Forgetting and conflict resolving in disjunctive logic programming. In Proceedings of NMR, 2006 (an extended version of AAAI-06 paper). [PDF]

40.        Kewen Wang, Lizhu Zhou. Comparisons and computation of well-founded semantics for disjunctive logic programs. ACM Transactions on Computational Logic, 6(2): 295-327, 2005.  [PDF]

41.        Kewen Wang, Grigoris Antoniou, Rodney Topor and Abdul Sattar. Merging and aligning ontologies in dl-programs. In Proceedings of RuleML, LNCS 3791, pages 160-171, 2005. [PDF]

42.        Kewen Wang, Abdul Sattar and Kaile Su. A theory of forgetting in logic programming. In Proceedings of AAAI, pages 682-687 (Oral Paper), 2005. [PDF]

43.        Kewen Wang and Yan Zhang. Nested epistemic logic programs. In Proceedings of LPNMR, LNCS 3662, 2005. [PDF]

44.        Yan Zhang, Norman Foo and Kewen Wang, Solving logic program conflicts through strong and weak forgettings. In Proceedings of IJCAI, pages 627-632, 2005. [PDF]

45.        Kaile Su, Abdul Sattar, Kewen Wang, Guido Governatori, Xiangyu Luo and Vineet Nair. The Observation-based Model for BDI-Agents. In Proceedings of AAAI, pages 190-195, 2005. [PDF]

46.        James Delgrande, Torsten Schaub, Hans Tompits and Kewen Wang. A classification and survey of preference handling approaches in nonmonotonic reasoning.  Computational Intelligence, 20(12): 308-334, 2004. [PS]

47.        Kewen Wang, David Billington, Jeff Blee and Grigoris Antoniou. Combining description logic and defeasible logic for the semantic web. In: Proc. RuleML, LNCS 3323, pages 170-181, 2004.

48.        Torsten Schaub, Kewen Wang. Towards a semantic framework for preference handling in answer set programming. Theory and Practice of Logic Programming, special issue on Answer Set Programming, 3(4-5): 569-607, 2003.  [PS]

49.        Torsten Schaub, Kewen Wang. Preferred well-founded semantics for logic programming by alternating fixpoints: Preliminary Report. In: Proceedings of NMR, 2002. [PS

50.        Kewen Wang, Lizhu Zhou. An Extension to GCWA and Query Evaluation for Disjunctive Deductive Databases. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 16(3): 229-253, 2001. [PDF]

51.        Torsten Schaub, Kewen Wang. A comparative study of logic programming with preference. In: Proceedings of IJCAI, pages 597-602, Seattle, 2001. [PS

52.        Kewen Wang.  A top-down procedure for disjunctive well-founded semantics. In: Proceedings of IJCAR, LNAI 2083: 305-317, Siene, Italy, 2001. [PS

53.        Kewen Wang. A comparative study of disjunctive well-founded semantics.  In: Proceedings of LPNMR, LNAI 2173: 133-146, 2001. [PS

54.        Kewen Wang. Argumentation-based abduction in disjunctive logic programming. Journal of Logic Programming, 45(1-3): 105-140, 2000. [PS]

55.        Kewen Wang, Lizhu Zhou, Fangzhen Lin. Alternating fixpoint theory for logic programs with priority. In: Proceedings of CL, LNCS 1861: 164-178, 2000. [PS

56.        Fangzhen Lin, Kewen Wang. From causal theories to logic programs. In: Proceedings of LPNMR, LNAI 1730, pages 117-131, 1999. [PS

Technical Reports:

 

1.            Sebastian Binnewies, Yisong Wang, Bela Stantic, Kewen Wang. Rule revision in normal DL logic programs. Extended version of RR-2013 paper: PDF