I3OM – An Iterative, Incremental and Interactive Approach for Ontology Navigation based on Ontology Modularization

Ricardo Brandão, Paulo Maio, Nuno Silva

Abstract

Although ontologies are used to describe a specific domain of interest, they can grow in size exponentially, compromising their usage. Furthermore, current ontology engineering tools do not effectively support the data/information visualization and navigation described through large ontologies. To address these issues, we claim that the experience and results of navigating/browsing ontology-described data can profit from the modularization of the ontologies underlying the repositories. For that, we propose the I3OM process that facilitates ontology-oriented navigation and contextualized information retrieval by combining different ontology modularization techniques into an iterative, incremental and interactive process.

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Brandão R., Maio P. and Silva N. (2012). I3OM – An Iterative, Incremental and Interactive Approach for Ontology Navigation based on Ontology Modularization . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-30-3, pages 265-270. DOI: 10.5220/0004145602650270


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@conference{keod12,
author={Ricardo Brandão and Paulo Maio and Nuno Silva},
title={I3OM – An Iterative, Incremental and Interactive Approach for Ontology Navigation based on Ontology Modularization},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={265-270},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004145602650270},
isbn={978-989-8565-30-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2012)
TI - I3OM – An Iterative, Incremental and Interactive Approach for Ontology Navigation based on Ontology Modularization
SN - 978-989-8565-30-3
AU - Brandão R.
AU - Maio P.
AU - Silva N.
PY - 2012
SP - 265
EP - 270
DO - 10.5220/0004145602650270