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Ontology Construction from Online Ontologies

Alani, Harith (2006) Ontology Construction from Online Ontologies At 15th World Wide Web Conference, United Kingdom. 23 - 26 May 2006.

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One of the main hurdles towards a wide endorsement of ontologies is the high cost of constructing them. Reuse of existing ontologies offers a much cheaper alternative than building new ones from scratch, yet tools to support such reuse are still in their infancy. However, more ontologies are becoming available on the web, and online libraries for storing and indexing ontologies are increasing in number and demand. Search engines have also started to appear, to facilitate search and retrieval of online ontologies. This paper presents a fresh view on constructing ontologies automatically, by identifying, ranking, and merging fragments of online ontologies.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Event Dates: 23-26 May
Venue - Dates: 15th World Wide Web Conference, United Kingdom, 2006-05-23 - 2006-05-26
Keywords: Automatic ontology construction, ontology reuse
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 261881
PURE UUID: a682805d-0104-414d-8d2e-0c7884296c3b

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Date deposited: 30 Jan 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:57

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Author: Harith Alani

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