Semiotic-based Ontology Evaluation Tool (S-OntoEval)

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Semiotic-based Ontology Evaluation Tool (S-OntoEval)
The objective of the Semiotic-based Ontology Evaluation Tool (S-OntoEval) is to evaluate and propose improvements to a given ontological model. The evaluation aims at assessing the quality of the ontology by drawing upon semiotic theory (Stamper et al., 2000), taking several metrics into consideration for assessing the syntactic, semantic, and pragmatic aspects of ontology quality. We consider an ontology to be a semiotic object and we identify three main types of semiotic ontology evaluation levels: the structural level, assessing the ontology syntax and formal semantics; the functional level, assessing the ontology cognitive semantics and; the usability-related level, assessing the ontology pragmatics. The Ontology Evaluation Tool implements metrics for each semiotic ontology level: on the structural level by making use of reasoner such as the RACER System (Haarselv and M
Renata Dividino, Massimo Romanelli, Daniel Sonntag
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where LREC
Authors Renata Dividino, Massimo Romanelli, Daniel Sonntag
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