OntoPhil - Exploitation of Binding Points for Ontology Matching

Lorena Otero-Cerdeira, Francisco J. Rodríguez Martínez, Tito Valencia-Requejo, Alma Gómez Rodríguez


In this paper a new ontology matching algorithm, OntoPhil is presented. The algorithm relies on the exploitation of some initial correspondences or binding points that connect the two ontologies used as input. First, these binding points are computed using a new lexical similarity measure which combines the information from a terminological matcher and an external one. Next, by taking these binding points as basis and by exploiting the specific features of the external structure of the ontologies matched, new binding points are discovered. Finally, the binding points are automatically sifted out and the final alignment is provided. The proposed algorithm was tested on the benchmarks provided by the well known evaluation initiative OAEI, and also compared to other matching algorithms. Our experimental results show that OntoPhil is an effective approach and outperforms other algorithms that share the same principles.


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Otero-Cerdeira L., J. Rodríguez Martínez F., Valencia-Requejo T. and Gómez Rodríguez A. (2014). OntoPhil - Exploitation of Binding Points for Ontology Matching . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-049-9, pages 5-15. DOI: 10.5220/0005011200050015

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author={Lorena Otero-Cerdeira and Francisco J. Rodríguez Martínez and Tito Valencia-Requejo and Alma Gómez Rodríguez},
title={OntoPhil - Exploitation of Binding Points for Ontology Matching},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014)},

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JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014)
TI - OntoPhil - Exploitation of Binding Points for Ontology Matching
SN - 978-989-758-049-9
AU - Otero-Cerdeira L.
AU - J. Rodríguez Martínez F.
AU - Valencia-Requejo T.
AU - Gómez Rodríguez A.
PY - 2014
SP - 5
EP - 15
DO - 10.5220/0005011200050015