Grounding Conceptual Modelling Templates on Existing Ontologies - A Delicate Balance

Chiara Di Francescomarino, Chiara Ghidini, Muhammad Tahir Khan

Abstract

Using templates for conceptual modelling is becoming a fashionable way to guide and facilitate Domain Experts in providing rich and good quality knowledge. A possibility to build templates without starting from scratch is grounding them on existing foundational and core ontologies. In this paper we investigate how these ontologies can be effectively used for the construction of templates able to guarantee a balance between usability and rigorousness. We report findings and lesson learned from a survey carried out for the evaluation of templates built from existing foundational and core ontologies in the enterprise domain.

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Di Francescomarino C., Ghidini C. and Khan M. (2013). Grounding Conceptual Modelling Templates on Existing Ontologies - A Delicate Balance . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-81-5, pages 199-206. DOI: 10.5220/0004542501990206


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@conference{keod13,
author={Chiara Di Francescomarino and Chiara Ghidini and Muhammad Tahir Khan},
title={Grounding Conceptual Modelling Templates on Existing Ontologies - A Delicate Balance},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={199-206},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004542501990206},
isbn={978-989-8565-81-5},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2013)
TI - Grounding Conceptual Modelling Templates on Existing Ontologies - A Delicate Balance
SN - 978-989-8565-81-5
AU - Di Francescomarino C.
AU - Ghidini C.
AU - Khan M.
PY - 2013
SP - 199
EP - 206
DO - 10.5220/0004542501990206