Ontological Engineering: What are Ontologies and How Can We Build Them?

Corcho, Oscar and Fernández-López, M. and Gómez-Pérez, A. (2007). Ontological Engineering: What are Ontologies and How Can We Build Them?. In: "Semantic Web Services". Premier Reference Source, Nueva York, pp. 44-70.

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Title: Ontological Engineering: What are Ontologies and How Can We Build Them?
Author/s:
  • Corcho, Oscar
  • Fernández-López, M.
  • Gómez-Pérez, A.
Item Type: Book Section
Title of Book: Semantic Web Services
Date: 2007
Subjects:
Freetext Keywords: oeg
Faculty: Facultad de Informática (UPM)
Department: Inteligencia Artificial
UPM's Research Group: Ontology Engineering Group – OEG
Creative Commons Licenses: None

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Abstract

Ontologies are formal, explicit specifications of shared conceptualizations. There is much literature on what they are, how they can be engineered and where they can be used inside applications. All these literature can be grouped under the term “Ontological Engineering,” which is defined as the set of activities that concern the ontology development process, the ontology lifecycle, the principles, methods and methodologies for building ontologies, and the tool suites and languages that support them. In this chapter we provide an overview of Ontological Engineering, describing the current trends, issues and problems

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Item ID: 5456
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/5456/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:5456
Deposited by: Dr Oscar Corcho
Deposited on: 14 Dec 2010 14:50
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 14:15
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