Ontology Modification in a Multi-User Concept - Conflict Resolution

Fatma Chamekh, Guilaine Talens, Danielle Boulanger

Abstract

The task of ontology evolution has been a topic of several research works leading to a number of tools facilitating the process of ontology evolution. These tools often propose different approaches without taking into account the multi-user context. It is either assumed that an ontology engineer changes the ontology, or that experts modify the ontology in asynchronous way. In this paper, we propose an approach to update ontologies for keeping knowledge up to date. This approach is based on agent’s paradigm. The relevance of agents is that they can interact with each other to assist the expert to upgrade dynamically knowledge. In multi-user context, experts are able to modify simultaneously the same ontological entity which can generate conflict situations in the system. This one could generate ontology inconsistency. To control the conflict situation each agent uses predefined rules.

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Chamekh F., Talens G. and Boulanger D. (2014). Ontology Modification in a Multi-User Concept - Conflict Resolution . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-049-9, pages 296-303. DOI: 10.5220/0005081602960303


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@conference{keod14,
author={Fatma Chamekh and Guilaine Talens and Danielle Boulanger},
title={Ontology Modification in a Multi-User Concept - Conflict Resolution},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={296-303},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005081602960303},
isbn={978-989-758-049-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014)
TI - Ontology Modification in a Multi-User Concept - Conflict Resolution
SN - 978-989-758-049-9
AU - Chamekh F.
AU - Talens G.
AU - Boulanger D.
PY - 2014
SP - 296
EP - 303
DO - 10.5220/0005081602960303