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Modularization: a key for the dynamic selection of relevant knowledge components

d'Aquin, Mathieu; Sabou, Marta and Motta, Enrico (2006). Modularization: a key for the dynamic selection of relevant knowledge components. In: 1st International Workshop on Modular Ontologies, WoMO'06, 5 Nov 2006, Athens, Georgia, USA.

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Abstract

Ontology selection is crucial to support knowledge reuse on the ever increasing Semantic Web. However, applications that rely on reusing existing knowledge often require only relevant parts of existing ontologies rather than entire ontologies. In this paper we investigate how modularization can be integrated with ontology selection techniques. Our contribution is twofold. On the one hand we extend a selection technique with a modularization component. On the other hand we design and implement a modularization algorithm which, unlike many existing approaches, is tightly integrated in a concrete tool.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2006 The Authors
ISSN: 1613-0073
Extra Information: WoMO'06 Workshop on Modular Ontologies
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Modular Ontologies, WoMO'06.
Co-located with the International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC'06.

November 5, 2006, Athens, Georgia, USA.
Edited by Peter Haase, Vasant Honavar, Oliver Kutz, York Sure, Andrei Tamilin

CEUR Workshop Proceedings Vol.232
Keywords: ontology modularization; ontology selection
Academic Unit/Department: Knowledge Media Institute
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 23563
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2011 09:35
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2011 04:14
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23563
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