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DSSim-ontology mapping with uncertainty

Nagy, Miklos; Vargas-Vera, Maria and Motta, Enrico (2006). DSSim-ontology mapping with uncertainty. In: 1st International Workshop on Ontology Matching (OM-2006), 5 Nov 2006, Athens, GA, USA.

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Abstract

This paper introduces an ontology mapping system that is used with a multi agent ontology mapping framework in the context of question answering. Our mapping algorithm incorporates the Dempster Shafer theory of evidence into the mapping process in order to improve the correctness of the mapping. Our main objective was to assess how applying the belief function can improve correctness of the ontology mapping through combining the similarities which were originally created by both syntactic and semantic similarity algorithms. We carried out experiments with the data sets of the Ontology Alignment Evaluation Initiative 2006 which served as a test bed to assess both the strong and weak points of our system. The experiments confirm that our algorithm performs well with both concept and property names.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2006 The Authors
Extra Information: International Workshop on Ontology Matching
collocated with the 5th International Semantic Web Conference ISWC-2006
Edited by Pavel Shvaiko, Jérôme Euzenat, Natalya Noy, Heiner Stuckenschmidt, Richard Benjamins, Michael Uschold
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Knowledge Media Institute
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 23614
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2011 09:23
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2011 15:15
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23614
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