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Initiating Organizational Memories using Ontology-based Network Analysis as a Bootstrapping Tool

Initiating Organizational Memories using Ontology-based Network Analysis as a Bootstrapping Tool
Initiating Organizational Memories using Ontology-based Network Analysis as a Bootstrapping Tool
An important problem for many kinds of knowledge systems is their initial set-up. It is difficult to choose the right information to include in such systems, and the right information is also a prerequisite for maximizing the uptake and relevance. To tackle this problem, most developers adopt heavyweight solutions and rely on a faithful continuous interaction with users to create and improve content. In this paper, we explore the use of an automatic, lightweight ontology-based solution to the bootstrapping problem, in which domain-describing ontologies are analysed to uncover significant yet implicit relationships between instances. We illustrate the approach by using such an analysis to provide content automatically for the initial set-up of an organizational memory.
1465-4091
43-53
Alani, Harith
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Kalfoglou, Yannis
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O'Hara, Kieron
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Shadbolt, Nigel
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Coenen, Frans
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Alani, Harith
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Kalfoglou, Yannis
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O'Hara, Kieron
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Alani, Harith, Kalfoglou, Yannis, O'Hara, Kieron and Shadbolt, Nigel , Coenen, Frans (ed.) (2002) Initiating Organizational Memories using Ontology-based Network Analysis as a Bootstrapping Tool. Expert Update, 5 (3), 43-53.

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An important problem for many kinds of knowledge systems is their initial set-up. It is difficult to choose the right information to include in such systems, and the right information is also a prerequisite for maximizing the uptake and relevance. To tackle this problem, most developers adopt heavyweight solutions and rely on a faithful continuous interaction with users to create and improve content. In this paper, we explore the use of an automatic, lightweight ontology-based solution to the bootstrapping problem, in which domain-describing ontologies are analysed to uncover significant yet implicit relationships between instances. We illustrate the approach by using such an analysis to provide content automatically for the initial set-up of an organizational memory.

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Published date: 2002
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 257254
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/257254
ISSN: 1465-4091
PURE UUID: fd098e41-42e1-4a9a-a61d-174f5fbbda78
ORCID for Kieron O'Hara: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-9051-4456

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Date deposited: 25 Jun 2003
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 12:50

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Author: Harith Alani
Author: Yannis Kalfoglou
Author: Kieron O'Hara ORCID iD
Author: Nigel Shadbolt
Editor: Frans Coenen

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