Deciding agent orientation on ontology mappings


Doran, Paul, Payne, Terry R., Tamma, Valentina and Palmisano, Ignazio (2010) Deciding agent orientation on ontology mappings. In, 9th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2010) , Shanghai, CN, 07 - 11 Nov 2010. Springer16pp.

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Effective communication in open environments relies on the ability of agents to reach a mutual understanding of the exchanged message by reconciling the vocabulary (ontology) used. Various approaches have considered how mutually acceptable mappings between corresponding concepts in the agents’ own ontologies may be determined dynami- cally through argumentation-based negotiation (such as Meaning-based Argumentation, MbA). In this paper we present a novel approach to the dynamic determination of mutually acceptable mappings, that allows agents to express a private acceptability threshold over the types of mappings they prefer. We empirically compare this approach with the Meaning-based Argumentation and demonstrate that the proposed approach produces larger agreed alignments thus better enabling agent communication. Furthermore, we compare and evaluate the fitness for purpose of the generated alignments, and we empirically demonstrate that the proposed approach has comparable performance to the MbA approach.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science
ePrint ID: 271699
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2010 14:31
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:17
Publisher: Springer
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ISI Citation Count:0
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/271699

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