FONTE - A Protégé Plugin for Engineering Complex Ontologies by Assembling Modular Ontologies of Space, Time and Domain Concepts

Jorge Santos, Luís Braga, Anthony Cohn

Abstract

Humans have a natural ability to reason about scenarios including spatial and temporal information but for several reasons the process of developing complex ontologies including time and/or space is still not well developed and it remains a one-off, labor intensive experience. In this paper we present FONTE (Factorising ONTology Engineering complexity), an ontology engineering methodology that relies on a divide and conquer strategy. The targeted complex ontology will be built by assembling modular ontologies that capture temporal, spatial and domain (atemporal and aspatial) aspects. In order to support the proposed methodology we developed a plugin for Protégé, one of the most widely used open source ontology editor and knowledge-base framework.

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Santos J., Braga L. and Cohn A. (2010). FONTE - A Protégé Plugin for Engineering Complex Ontologies by Assembling Modular Ontologies of Space, Time and Domain Concepts . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-05-8, pages 93-102. DOI: 10.5220/0002908900930102


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@conference{iceis10,
author={Jorge Santos and Luís Braga and Anthony Cohn},
title={FONTE - A Protégé Plugin for Engineering Complex Ontologies by Assembling Modular Ontologies of Space, Time and Domain Concepts},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={93-102},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002908900930102},
isbn={978-989-8425-05-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - FONTE - A Protégé Plugin for Engineering Complex Ontologies by Assembling Modular Ontologies of Space, Time and Domain Concepts
SN - 978-989-8425-05-8
AU - Santos J.
AU - Braga L.
AU - Cohn A.
PY - 2010
SP - 93
EP - 102
DO - 10.5220/0002908900930102