A method of identifying ontology domain
2014 (English)In: Procedia Computer Science 35, ELSEVIER, 2014, Amsterdam: Elsevier B.V. , 2014, 505-513 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Metadata, such as the domain description and the purpose of an ontology, can be used to describe the context of ontologies for ontology integration. However, these metadata are not always available in ontologies. To solve the problem, a method is developed to automatically discern the domain of an ontology. This method uses a so-called core domain ontology, rulesand an ontology reasoner to identify the domain. The core domain ontology is a light weight ontology that consists of the essential concepts of a domain. Rules and the ontology reasoner are used to test if the core domain ontology is consistent with an ontology for which the domain needs to be identified. If the two ontologies are not in violation, then the method confirms the consistency between them, that is, the test ontology shares the same domain as the core domain ontology. If the core domain ontology shows inconsistency with the test ontology, they do not share the same domain and then theontology can be used to compare with another core domain ontology. Experiments on the core domain ontology for the conference domain show good results. Ten ontologies of mixed domains are compared with the core conference ontology. Eight ontologies’ domain are correctly identified, out of which, four ontologies are identified as sharing the same ontology domain.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Amsterdam: Elsevier B.V. , 2014. 505-513 p.
, Procedia Computer Science , available online at www.sciencedirect.com, 35
domain identification of ontology, metadata, semantic ontology integration
Research subject Computer Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-154087DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2014.08.131ISI: 000345394100051ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84924120104OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-154087DiVA: diva2:755297
18th International Conference on Knowledge-Based and Intelligent Information & Engineering Systems, Gdynia, Poland, 15-17 September, 2014
QC 201501212014-10-142014-10-142015-01-21Bibliographically approved