Towards a Multi-level Approach for the Maintenance of Semantic Annotations

Silvio Domingos Cardoso, Chantal Reynaud-Delaître, Marcos Da Silveira, Ying-Chi Lin, Anika Groß, Erhard Rahm, Cedric Pruski


Semantic annotations are often used to enrich documents as clinical trials and electronic health records. However, the usability of these annotations tends to decrease over time due to the evolution of the domain ontologies. The maintenance of these annotations is critical for tools that exploit them (e.g., search engines and decision support systems) in order to assure an acceptable level of performance. Despite the recent advances in ontology evolution systems, the maintenance of semantic annotations remains an open problem. In this paper, we introduce, based on previous experiments, the main components of a multi-level approach towards the automatic maintenance of semantic annotations. We further provide examples for strengthening our proposal.


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Paper Citation

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Cardoso S., Reynaud-Delaître C., Da Silveira M., Lin Y., Groß A., Rahm E. and Pruski C. (2017). Towards a Multi-level Approach for the Maintenance of Semantic Annotations . In Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017) ISBN 978-989-758-213-4, pages 401-406. DOI: 10.5220/0006230104010406

in Bibtex Style

author={Silvio Domingos Cardoso and Chantal Reynaud-Delaître and Marcos Da Silveira and Ying-Chi Lin and Anika Groß and Erhard Rahm and Cedric Pruski},
title={Towards a Multi-level Approach for the Maintenance of Semantic Annotations},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 5: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2017)
TI - Towards a Multi-level Approach for the Maintenance of Semantic Annotations
SN - 978-989-758-213-4
AU - Cardoso S.
AU - Reynaud-Delaître C.
AU - Da Silveira M.
AU - Lin Y.
AU - Groß A.
AU - Rahm E.
AU - Pruski C.
PY - 2017
SP - 401
EP - 406
DO - 10.5220/0006230104010406