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Multi agent ontology mapping framework in the AQUA question answering system

Nagy, Miklos; Vargas-Vera, Maria and Motta, Enrico (2005). Multi agent ontology mapping framework in the AQUA question answering system. In: Gelbukh, Alexander; de Albornoz, Alvaro and Terashima-Marín, Hugo eds. MICAI 2005: Advances in Artificial Intelligence: 4th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Monterrey, Mexico, November 14-18, 2005. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (3789). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 70–79.

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This paper describes an ontology-mapping framework in the context of query answering (QA). 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 an answer needs to be created in real time that satisfies the query posed by the user.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2005 Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3-540-29896-7, 978-3-540-29896-0
ISSN: 0302-9743
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Knowledge Media Institute
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 23671
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2011 08:31
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2016 02:46
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