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Ontology Mapping with domain specific agents in the AQUA Question Answering System

Nagy, Miklos; Vargas-Vera, Maria and Motta, Enrico (2005). Ontology Mapping with domain specific agents in the AQUA Question Answering System. In: The 2nd Annual European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC05), 29 May - 1 Jun 2005, Heraklion, Greece.

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Abstract

This paper describes a domain specific multi-agent ontology-mapping solution in the AQUA query answering system. In order to incorporate uncertainty inherent to the mapping process, the system uses the Dempster-Shafer model for dealing with incomplete and uncertain information produced during the mapping. A novel approach is presented how specialized agents with partial local knowledge of the particular domain achieve ontology mapping without creating global or reference ontology. Our approach is particularly fit for a query-answering scenario, where answer needs to be created in real time to satisfy a query posed by the user.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2005 The Authors
Keywords: ontology mapping; question answering; agents
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: 23668
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2011 13:33
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2011 09:17
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23668
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