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SEMWEB
2011
Springer
7 years 6 months ago
The Alignment API 4.0
Alignments represent correspondences between entities of two ontologies. They are produced from the ontologies by ontology matchers. In order for matchers to exchange alignments an...
Jérôme David, Jérôme Euz...
LPNMR
2011
Springer
7 years 6 months ago
Integrating Rules and Ontologies in the First-Order Stable Model Semantics (Preliminary Report)
We present an approach to integrating rules and ontologies on the basis of the first-order stable model semantics defined by Ferraris, Lee and Lifschitz. We show that a few exist...
Joohyung Lee, Ravi Palla
DLOG
2011
7 years 7 months ago
Module Extraction via Query Inseparability in OWL 2 QL
We show that deciding conjunctive query inseparability for OWL 2 QL ontologies is PSpace-hard and in ExpTime. We give polynomial-time (incomplete) algorithms and demonstrate by exp...
Boris Konev, Roman Kontchakov, Michel Ludwig, Thom...
AO
2011
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7 years 9 months ago
MIREOT: The minimum information to reference an external ontology term
While the Web Ontology Language (OWL) provides a mechanism to import ontologies, this mechanism is not always suitable. First, given the current state of editing tools and the iss...
Mélanie Courtot, Frank Gibson, Allyson L. L...
SEMWEB
2010
Springer
7 years 10 months ago
Theoretical foundations and engineering tools for building ontologies as reference conceptual models
Abstract. Perhaps the most fundamental notion underlying the desiderata for a successful Semantic Web is Semantic Interoperability. In this context, ontologies have been more and m...
Giancarlo Guizzardi
PROCEDIA
2010
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7 years 10 months ago
Exploring ontology metrics in the biomedical domain
Ontologies are gaining popularity in many domains as a way of representing, dealing and reasoning with large volumes of information, and they are starting to play a major role in ...
N. Manouselis, Miguel-Ángel Sicilia, Daniel...
JAR
2010
139views more  JAR 2010»
7 years 10 months ago
Incremental Classification of Description Logics Ontologies
The development of ontologies involves continuous but relatively small modifications. However, existing ontology reasoners do not take advantage of the similarities between differe...
Bernardo Cuenca Grau, Christian Halaschek-Wiener, ...
DKE
2011
230views Education» more  DKE 2011»
7 years 10 months ago
Supporting concurrent ontology development: Framework, algorithms and tool
We propose a novel approach to facilitate the concurrent development of ontologies by different groups of experts. Our approach adapts Concurrent Versioning, a successful paradigm...
Ernesto Jiménez-Ruiz, Bernardo Cuenca Grau,...
COGSR
2010
132views more  COGSR 2010»
7 years 10 months ago
Ontologies and the brain: Using spreading activation through ontologies to support personal interaction
Ontologies, as knowledge engineering tools, allow information to be modelled in ways resembling to those used by the human brain, and may be very useful in the context of personal...
Akrivi Katifori, Costas Vassilakis, Alan J. Dix
IJEIS
2010
113views more  IJEIS 2010»
8 years 21 days ago
A Good Role Model for Ontologies: Collaborations
Abstract. Ontologies are today used to annotate web data with machine processable semantics and for domain modeling. As the use of ontologies increases and the ontologies themselve...
Michael Pradel, Jakob Henriksson, Uwe Aßmann
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