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The Relevance of Reasoning and Alignment Incoherence in Ontology Matching

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The Relevance of Reasoning and Alignment Incoherence in Ontology Matching
Abstract. Ontology matching has become an important field of research over the last years. Although many different approaches have been proposed, only few of them are committed to a well defined semantics. As a consequence, the possibilities of reasoning are not exploited to their full extent. A reasoning based approach will not only improve ontology matching, but will also be necessary to solve certain problems that hinder the progress of the whole field. We focus on the notion of alignment incoherence to understand the capabilities of reasoning in ontology matching. 1 Problem Statement Ontology matching has been identified as key element towards realizing the vision of the semantic web by bridging the gap between different conceptualizations of similar or overlapping domains. The core problem is the detection of semantic relations between concepts, properties or instances of two ontologies. In addition, many important side issues have been tackled, e.g. collaborative ontology m...
Christian Meilicke
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Type Conference
Year 2009
Where ESWS
Authors Christian Meilicke
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