Rodrigo Bonacin, Júlio Cesar dos Reis, M. Cecília C. Baranauskas


Nowadays, Web systems generate an enormous amount of data that need to be organized, managed and retrieved in a more efficient and accurate way. Literature has brought these concerns, trying to develop techniques to allow the use of content by machines through Semantic Web technologies, such as Web ontologies. However these are still insufficient to adequately deal with aspects of information modelling, and knowledge representation. This paper studies and points out the shortcomings of these techniques, and proposes a new approach to better design Web ontologies aided by the Semantic Analysis Method (SAM) from Organisational Semiotics (OS). We have investigated a novel semi-automatic method that can lead to more representative Web ontologies.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Bonacin R., dos Reis J. and Baranauskas M. (2010). A SEMIOTIC-BASED APPROACH TO THE DESIGN OF WEB ONTOLOGIES . In Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations - Volume 1: ICISO, ISBN 978-989-8425-26-3, pages 60-67. DOI: 10.5220/0003269600600067

in Bibtex Style

author={Rodrigo Bonacin and Júlio Cesar dos Reis and M. Cecília C. Baranauskas},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations - Volume 1: ICISO,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations - Volume 1: ICISO,
SN - 978-989-8425-26-3
AU - Bonacin R.
AU - dos Reis J.
AU - Baranauskas M.
PY - 2010
SP - 60
EP - 67
DO - 10.5220/0003269600600067