EXPRESSIVE REASONING ABOUT CULTURAL HERITAGE KNOWLEDGE USING WEB ONTOLOGIES

Dimitrios A. Koutsomitropoulos, Theodore S. Papatheodorou

Abstract

The cultural heritage knowledge domain is often characterized by complex semantic structures and a great lot of legacy information, possibly scattered on the Web that is not always properly structured. Thus, to achieve proper reasoning about this kind of knowledge one needs first a rather expressive model of representation that would also accommodate for its web distributed nature; and secondly a set of techniques that would allow for its intelligent and productive manipulation. The former can be served by the CIDOC-CRM which we first transform to the Semantic Web standard language, OWL and then augment with more expressive structures, possible only after this transformation. To show the latter we conduct a series of experimental inferences based on this CRM augmented form, using our Knowledge Discovery Interface. Our results clearly demonstrate the potential as well as the limitations of such an approach.

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A. Koutsomitropoulos D. and S. Papatheodorou T. (2007). EXPRESSIVE REASONING ABOUT CULTURAL HERITAGE KNOWLEDGE USING WEB ONTOLOGIES . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-78-8, pages 276-281. DOI: 10.5220/0001283502760281


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist07,
author={Dimitrios A. Koutsomitropoulos and Theodore S. Papatheodorou},
title={EXPRESSIVE REASONING ABOUT CULTURAL HERITAGE KNOWLEDGE USING WEB ONTOLOGIES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2007},
pages={276-281},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001283502760281},
isbn={978-972-8865-78-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - EXPRESSIVE REASONING ABOUT CULTURAL HERITAGE KNOWLEDGE USING WEB ONTOLOGIES
SN - 978-972-8865-78-8
AU - A. Koutsomitropoulos D.
AU - S. Papatheodorou T.
PY - 2007
SP - 276
EP - 281
DO - 10.5220/0001283502760281