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Extracting ontologies from software documentation: a semi-automatic method and its evaluation

Sabou, Marta (2004). Extracting ontologies from software documentation: a semi-automatic method and its evaluation. In: Workshop on Ontology Learning and Population (ECAI-OLP), 22-23 Aug 2004, Valencia, Spain.

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Abstract

Rich and generic ontologies about web service functionalities are a prerequisite for performing complex reasoning tasks with web service descriptions. However, their acquisition is timeconsuming and conditioned by the small number of web services available in certain domains. As a solution, we describe a semiautomatic method to extract such ontologies from software documentation,
motivated by the observation that web services reflect the
functionality of their underlying implementation. Further, we report on fine-tuning the extraction process by using a multi-stage evaluation method.

Item Type: Conference Item
Academic Unit/Department: Knowledge Media Institute
Item ID: 3028
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 19:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/3028
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