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CORE: a tool for collaborative ontology reuse and evaluation

Fernandez, Miriam; Cantador, Iván and Castells, Pablo (2006). CORE: a tool for collaborative ontology reuse and evaluation. In: 4th International Workshop on Evaluation of Ontologies for the Web (EON 2006), 23-26 May 2006, Edinburgh, UK.

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Ontology evaluation can be defined as assessing the quality and the adequacy of an ontology for being used in a specific context, for a specific goal. In this work, a tool for Collaborative Ontology Reuse and Evaluation (CORE) is presented. The system receives an informal description of a semantic domain and determines which ontologies, from an ontology repository, are the most appropriate to describe the given domain. For this task, the environment is divided into three main modules. The first component receives the problem description represented as a set of terms and allows the user to refine and enlarge it using WordNet. The second module applies multiple automatic criteria to evaluate the ontologies of the repository and determine which ones fit best the problem description. A ranked list of ontologies is returned for each criterion, and the lists are combined by means of rank fusion techniques that combine the selected criteria. A third component of the system uses manual user evaluations of the ontologies in order to incorporate a human, collaborative assessment of the quality of ontologies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2006 The Authors
Extra Information: 4th International EON Workshop
located at the 15th International World Wide Web Conference WWW 2006
May 22nd, 2006 (Workshop day)
Edinburgh International Conference Center, Edinburgh
Keywords: ontology evaluation; ontology reuse; rank fusion; collaborative filtering; WordNet
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 28592
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 10 May 2011 08:33
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2018 09:45
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