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Essentials in Ontology Engineering: Methodologies, Languages, and Tools
Year:2011
Research Areas
  • Computer systems
Information
Abstract
In the beginning of the 90s, ontology development was similar to an art: ontology developers did not have clear guidelines on how to build ontologies but only some design criteria to be followed. Work on principles, methods and methodologies, together with supporting technologies and languages, made ontology development become an engineering discipline, the so-called Ontology Engineering. Ontology Engineering refers to the set of activities that concern the ontology development process and the ontology life cycle, the methods and methodologies for building ontologies, and the tool suites and languages that support them. Thanks to the work done in the Ontology Engineering field, the development of ontologies within and between teams has increased and improved, as well as the possibility of reusing ontologies in other developments and in final applications. Currently, ontologies are widely used in (a) Knowledge Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science, (b) applications related to knowledge management, natural language processing, e-commerce, intelligent information integration, information retrieval, database design and integration, bio-informatics, education, and (c) the Semantic Web, the Semantic Grid, and the Linked Data initiative. In this paper, we provide an overview of Ontology Engineering, mentioning the most outstanding and used methodologies, languages, and tools for building ontologies. In addition, we include some words on how all these elements can be used in the Linked Data initiative.
International
Si
Congress
2nd Workshop on eeBuildings Data Models
960
Place
Sophia Antipolis, France
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
978-92-79-20811-9
Start Date
26/10/2011
End Date
28/10/2011
From page
9
To page
21
Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop organized by the eeb data models community- CIB conference W078-W012
Participants
  • Autor: M. Carmen Suarez de Figueroa Baonza (UPM)
  • Autor: Raul Garcia Castro (UPM)
  • Autor: Boris Marcelo Villazón Terrazas (UPM)
  • Autor: Asuncion de Maria Gomez Perez (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Ontology Engineering Group
  • Departamento: Inteligencia Artificial
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