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Ontology metadata for ontology reuse

Simperl, E., Sarasua, C., Ungrangsi, R. and Bürger, T. (2011) Ontology metadata for ontology reuse International Journal of Semantics, Metadata and Ontologies, 6, (2), pp. 126-145. (doi:10.1504/IJMSO.2011.046579).

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Ontologies are often poorly documented, thus being hardly accessible to users and ontology reuse services. A first step towards a better ontology documentation is an explicit schema for their systematic description. To offer an informed background for such a schema we surveyed ontology engineering technology, and the types of ontology-related descriptive means they use. The result is part of the OMV standard, and was evaluated through professional reviews. A second step is the provision of automatic techniques to acquire such documentation, for which we devised the Ontology MEtadata GenerAtion (OMEGA) algorithm, presented in the second part of the paper.

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Published date: 2011
Keywords: ontology metadata generation, ontology reuse, schema, harvesting, extraction, ontology documentation, repositories, search engines, ontology engineering
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 351595
ISSN: 1744-2621
PURE UUID: 5e6e852d-300c-4804-bd3e-7fb98b1b55eb
ORCID for E. Simperl: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 29 Apr 2013 11:19
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 04:24

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Author: E. Simperl ORCID iD
Author: C. Sarasua
Author: R. Ungrangsi
Author: T. Bürger

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