UML Activity Diagrams for OWL Ontology Building

Joanna Isabelle Olszewska

Abstract

Building efficiently an ontology is a crucial task for most of the applications involving knowledge representation. In particular, applications dealing with dynamic processes directly shaping the ontological domain need the conceptualization of complex activities within this domain. For this purpose, we propose to develop an OWL ontology based on UML activity diagrams. Indeed, the Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a well-known visual language widely adopted for software specification and documentation. UML consists in structure as well as behaviour notations such as activity diagrams which describe the flow of control and data through the various stages of a procedure. Our approach has been successfully validated in a study case of an ontology with a publication repository domain.

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Isabelle Olszewska J. (2015). UML Activity Diagrams for OWL Ontology Building . In Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 2: KEOD, (IC3K 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-158-8, pages 370-374. DOI: 10.5220/0005633103700374


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@conference{keod15,
author={Joanna Isabelle Olszewska},
title={UML Activity Diagrams for OWL Ontology Building},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 2: KEOD, (IC3K 2015)},
year={2015},
pages={370-374},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005633103700374},
isbn={978-989-758-158-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 7th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - Volume 2: KEOD, (IC3K 2015)
TI - UML Activity Diagrams for OWL Ontology Building
SN - 978-989-758-158-8
AU - Isabelle Olszewska J.
PY - 2015
SP - 370
EP - 374
DO - 10.5220/0005633103700374