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The Use of Ontologies for Knowledge Acquisition

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Ontologies are explicit conceptualisations of subject domains, and this chapter examines the use and value of ontologies for knowledge acquistion. It takes three approaches to the exploitation of ontologies, and examines them critically with respect to a number of issues, such as task-relativity, or the aim of providing tools and techniques that can be used (semi-)independently of knowledge engineers. We illustrate these ideas with four systems which exploit or could exploit ontological insights in the context of knowledge acquisition.

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Shadbolt, Nigel, O'Hara, Kieron and Cottam, Hugh (2004) The Use of Ontologies for Knowledge Acquisition In, Cuena, Jose, Demazeau, Yves, Garcia Serrano, Ana and Treur, Jan (eds.) Knowledge Engineering and Agent Technology. IOS Press pp. 19-42.

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Published date: 2004
Additional Information: Chapter: 2
Keywords: Ontologies, knowledge acquisition, knowledge engineering, problem-solving methods
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 263015
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/263015
ISBN: ISBN 0 9673355 8 2
PURE UUID: e4f6efc1-c219-48ee-9425-33be22d32c38

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Date deposited: 25 Sep 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:45

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Author: Nigel Shadbolt
Author: Kieron O'Hara
Author: Hugh Cottam
Editor: Jose Cuena
Editor: Yves Demazeau
Editor: Ana Garcia Serrano
Editor: Jan Treur

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