A FRAMEWORK FOR MANAGING MULTIPLE ONTOLOGIES: THE FUNCTION-ORIENTED PERSPECTIVE

Baowen Xu, Peng Wang, Jianjiang Lu, Dazhou Kang, Yanhui Li

Abstract

Ontologies are now ubiquitous in Semantic Web and knowledge representation areas. Managing multiple ontologies is a challenging issue including comparing existing ontologies, reusing ontologies, maintaining different versions, and so on. However, most previous multiple ontologies management work focused on ontologies maintenance, evolutions, and versioning. They ignored the very important point: exploiting the functions of multiple ontologies provide. This paper proposed a new framework for managing multiple ontologies based on the function-oriented perspective, and its goal is to bring multiple ontologies together to provide more powerful capabilities for the practical applications. The new multiple ontologies management architecture is more feasible and robust in the dynamic and distributed Semantic Web environment.

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Xu B., Wang P., Lu J., Kang D. and Li Y. (2005). A FRAMEWORK FOR MANAGING MULTIPLE ONTOLOGIES: THE FUNCTION-ORIENTED PERSPECTIVE . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 300-305. DOI: 10.5220/0002538803000305


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@conference{iceis05,
author={Baowen Xu and Peng Wang and Jianjiang Lu and Dazhou Kang and Yanhui Li},
title={A FRAMEWORK FOR MANAGING MULTIPLE ONTOLOGIES: THE FUNCTION-ORIENTED PERSPECTIVE},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={300-305},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002538803000305},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - A FRAMEWORK FOR MANAGING MULTIPLE ONTOLOGIES: THE FUNCTION-ORIENTED PERSPECTIVE
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - Xu B.
AU - Wang P.
AU - Lu J.
AU - Kang D.
AU - Li Y.
PY - 2005
SP - 300
EP - 305
DO - 10.5220/0002538803000305