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Building a National Semantic Web Ontology and Ontology Service Infrastructure -The FinnONTO Approach

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Building a National Semantic Web Ontology and Ontology Service Infrastructure -The FinnONTO Approach
Abstract. This paper presents the vision and results of creating a national level cross-domain ontology and ontology service infrastructure in Finland. The novelty of the infrastructure is based on two ideas. First, a system of open source core ontologies is being developed by transforming thesauri into mutually aligned lightweight ontologies, including a large top ontology that is extended by various domain specific ontologies. Second, the ONKI Ontology Server framework for publishing ontologies as ready to use services has been designed and implemented. ONKI provides legacy and other applications with ready to use functionalities for using ontologies on the HTML level by Ajax and semantic widgets. The idea is to use ONKI for creating mash-up applications in a way analogous to using Google or Yahoo Maps, but in our case external applications are mashed-up with ontology support. 1 A National Ontology Infrastructure The ambitious goal of the National Semantic Web Ontology project (FinnO...
Eero Hyvönen, Kim Viljanen, Jouni Tuominen, K
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where ESWS
Authors Eero Hyvönen, Kim Viljanen, Jouni Tuominen, Katri Seppälä
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