Challenges and Directions for Knowledge Management in Networks of Aligned Ontologies

Seremeti Lambrini, Kameas Achilles


Next generation Semantic Web applications have to deal with the real world scenarios of heterogeneous and distributed knowledge in which collaboration based on knowledge is required. Knowledge is encoded in semantically rich structures, namely ontologies, while simultaneously, semantic links, that is, alignments are needed for their successful collaboration. The dynamic unification of a set of ontologies linked by alignments comprises a network of aligned ontologies. This paper presents some theoretical issues related to the area of networks of aligned ontologies, aiming at improving practical research directions. More specifically, we consider here the need, challenges and some guidelines for knowledge representation, management and propagation within networks of aligned ontologies.


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Lambrini S. and Achilles K. (2014). Challenges and Directions for Knowledge Management in Networks of Aligned Ontologies . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-050-5, pages 146-152. DOI: 10.5220/0005044401460152

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author={Seremeti Lambrini and Kameas Achilles},
title={Challenges and Directions for Knowledge Management in Networks of Aligned Ontologies},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2014)},

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JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2014)
TI - Challenges and Directions for Knowledge Management in Networks of Aligned Ontologies
SN - 978-989-758-050-5
AU - Lambrini S.
AU - Achilles K.
PY - 2014
SP - 146
EP - 152
DO - 10.5220/0005044401460152