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Metrics for Ranking Ontologies

Alani, Harith and Brewster, Christopher (2006) Metrics for Ranking Ontologies At 4th Int. EON Workshop, 15th Int. World Wide Web Conf..

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Representing knowledge using domain ontologies has shown to be a useful mechanism and format for managing and exchanging information. Due to the difficulty and cost of building ontologies, a number of ontology libraries and search engines are coming to existence to facilitate reusing such knowledge structures. The need for ontology ranking techniques is becoming crucial as the number of ontologies available for reuse is continuing to grow. In this paper we present AKTiveRank, a prototype system for ranking ontologies based on the analysis of their structures. We describe the metrics used in the ranking system and present an experiment on ranking ontologies returned by a popular search engine for an example query.

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Published date: 2006
Venue - Dates: 4th Int. EON Workshop, 15th Int. World Wide Web Conf., 2006-01-01
Keywords: Ontology ranking, ranking metrics
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


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Date deposited: 16 May 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:49

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Author: Harith Alani
Author: Christopher Brewster

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