ONTOLOGY CONSTRUCTION IN AN ENTERPRISE CONTEXT: COMPARING AND EVALUATING TWO APPROACHES

Eva Blomqvist, Annika Öhgren, Kurt Sandkuhl

Abstract

Structuring enterprise information and supporting knowledge management is a growing application field for enterprise ontologies. Research work presented in this paper focuses on construction of enterprise ontologies. In an experiment, two methods were used in parallel when developing an ontology for a company in automotive supplier industries. One method is based on automatic ontology construction, the other method is a manual approach based on cookbook-like instructions. The paper compares and evaluates the methods and their results. For ontology evaluation, selected approaches were combined including both evaluation by ontology engineers and evaluation by domain experts. The main conclusion is that the compared methods have different strengths and an integration of both developed ontologies and used methods should be investigated.

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Blomqvist E., Öhgren A. and Sandkuhl K. (2006). ONTOLOGY CONSTRUCTION IN AN ENTERPRISE CONTEXT: COMPARING AND EVALUATING TWO APPROACHES . In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-43-6, pages 86-93. DOI: 10.5220/0002446700860093


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis06,
author={Eva Blomqvist and Annika Öhgren and Kurt Sandkuhl},
title={ONTOLOGY CONSTRUCTION IN AN ENTERPRISE CONTEXT: COMPARING AND EVALUATING TWO APPROACHES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2006},
pages={86-93},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002446700860093},
isbn={978-972-8865-43-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - ONTOLOGY CONSTRUCTION IN AN ENTERPRISE CONTEXT: COMPARING AND EVALUATING TWO APPROACHES
SN - 978-972-8865-43-6
AU - Blomqvist E.
AU - Öhgren A.
AU - Sandkuhl K.
PY - 2006
SP - 86
EP - 93
DO - 10.5220/0002446700860093