OACAS - Ontologies Alignment using Composition and Aggregation of Similarities

Sami Zghal, Marouen Kachroudi, Sadok Ben Yahia, Engelbert Mephu Nguifo

Abstract

Ontologies are the kernel of semantic Web. They allow the explicitation of the semantic purpose for structuring different fields of interest. In order to harmonize them and to guarantee the interoperability between these resources, the topic of alignment of ontologies has emerged as an important process to reduce their heterogeneity and improve their exploitation. The paper introduces a new method of alignment of OWL-DL ontologies, using a combination and aggregation of similarity measures. Both ontologies are transformed into a graph which describes their information. The proposed method operates in two steps: local (linguistic similarity composition and neighborhood similarity) step and the aggregation one.

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Zghal S., Kachroudi M., Yahia S. and Nguifo E. (2009). OACAS - Ontologies Alignment using Composition and Aggregation of Similarities . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2009) ISBN 978-989-674-012-2, pages 233-238. DOI: 10.5220/0002301802330238


in Bibtex Style

@conference{keod09,
author={Sami Zghal and Marouen Kachroudi and Sadok Ben Yahia and Engelbert Mephu Nguifo},
title={OACAS - Ontologies Alignment using Composition and Aggregation of Similarities},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={233-238},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002301802330238},
isbn={978-989-674-012-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2009)
TI - OACAS - Ontologies Alignment using Composition and Aggregation of Similarities
SN - 978-989-674-012-2
AU - Zghal S.
AU - Kachroudi M.
AU - Yahia S.
AU - Nguifo E.
PY - 2009
SP - 233
EP - 238
DO - 10.5220/0002301802330238