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Ontology management and evolution for business intelligence

Mikroyannidis, Alexander and Theodoulidis, Babis (2010). Ontology management and evolution for business intelligence. International Journal of Information Management, 30(6) 559- 566.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2009.10.002
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Abstract

The amount of heterogeneous data that is available to organizations nowadays has made information management a seriously complicated task, yet crucial since this data can be a valuable asset for business intelligence. Ontologies can act as a semantically rich knowledge base in systems that specialize in information management. The present work investigates the potential of ontologies in supporting the information lifecycle within a corporate environment for business intelligence. The paper demonstrates the use of Heraclitus II, a framework that employs ontology management and evolution in the context of information management systems. The capabilities of the framework in facilitating information management and business intelligence are evaluated through a real-life case study from the life sciences industry.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2009 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN: 0268-4012
Keywords: information management; business intelligence; ontology; ontology management; ontology evolution
Academic Unit/Department: Knowledge Media Institute
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 27013
Depositing User: Alexander Mikroyannidis
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2011 10:22
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2013 17:30
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/27013
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