ADDING SUPPORT FOR DYNAMIC ONTOLOGIES TO EXISTING KNOWLEDGE BASES

Upmanyu Misra, Zhengxiang Pan, Jeff Heflin

Abstract

An ontology version needs be created when changes are to be made in an ontology while keeping the basic structure of the ontology more or less intact. It has been shown that an Ontology Perspective theory can be applied on a set of ontology versions. In this paper, we present a Virtual Perspective Interface (VPI) based on this theory that ensures that old data is still accessible through ontology modifications and can be accessed using new ontologies, in addition to the older ontologies which may still be in use by legacy applications. We begin by presenting the problems that are to be dealt with when such an infrastructure needs be created. Then we present possible solutions that may be used to tackle such problems. Finally, we provide an analysis of these solutions to support the one that we have implemented.

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in Harvard Style

Misra U., Pan Z. and Heflin J. (2005). ADDING SUPPORT FOR DYNAMIC ONTOLOGIES TO EXISTING KNOWLEDGE BASES . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 97-104. DOI: 10.5220/0002529700970104


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis05,
author={Upmanyu Misra and Zhengxiang Pan and Jeff Heflin},
title={ADDING SUPPORT FOR DYNAMIC ONTOLOGIES TO EXISTING KNOWLEDGE BASES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={97-104},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002529700970104},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - ADDING SUPPORT FOR DYNAMIC ONTOLOGIES TO EXISTING KNOWLEDGE BASES
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - Misra U.
AU - Pan Z.
AU - Heflin J.
PY - 2005
SP - 97
EP - 104
DO - 10.5220/0002529700970104