A METHODOLOGY FOR DEVELOPING ONTOLOGIES USING THE ONTOLOGY WEB LANGUAGE (OWL)

Magdi N. Kamel, Ann Y. Lee, Edward C. Powers

Abstract

It is generally agreed upon that ontologies are the knowledge representation component of the Semantic Web. There is a growing need for developing ontologies in different disciplines as means for sharing a common understanding of the structure of information in a domain among both people and machines. This paper describes a seven-step methodology for developing ontologies using the Ontology Web Language (OWL) based on related approaches for software and ontology development. As with contemporary software development methodologies, the steps of the proposed approach are applied iteratively and in a cyclical fashion in order to accurately capture the domain knowledge.

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N. Kamel M., Y. Lee A. and C. Powers E. (2007). A METHODOLOGY FOR DEVELOPING ONTOLOGIES USING THE ONTOLOGY WEB LANGUAGE (OWL) . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-91-7, pages 261-268. DOI: 10.5220/0002352302610268


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis07,
author={Magdi N. Kamel and Ann Y. Lee and Edward C. Powers},
title={A METHODOLOGY FOR DEVELOPING ONTOLOGIES USING THE ONTOLOGY WEB LANGUAGE (OWL)},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2007},
pages={261-268},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002352302610268},
isbn={978-972-8865-91-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - A METHODOLOGY FOR DEVELOPING ONTOLOGIES USING THE ONTOLOGY WEB LANGUAGE (OWL)
SN - 978-972-8865-91-7
AU - N. Kamel M.
AU - Y. Lee A.
AU - C. Powers E.
PY - 2007
SP - 261
EP - 268
DO - 10.5220/0002352302610268