DEMO - Design Environment for Metadata Ontologies

Hartmann, J. and Paslaru Bontas, E. and Palma de León, R. and Gómez-Pérez, A. (2006). DEMO - Design Environment for Metadata Ontologies. In: "3rd European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2006)", 12 June 2006, Budva, Montenegro.


Title: DEMO - Design Environment for Metadata Ontologies
  • Hartmann, J.
  • Paslaru Bontas, E.
  • Palma de León, R.
  • Gómez-Pérez, A.
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Other)
Event Title: 3rd European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2006)
Event Dates: 12 June 2006
Event Location: Budva, Montenegro
Title of Book: Proceedings of the3rd European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2006)
Date: November 2006
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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Efficient knowledge sharing and reuse—a pre-requisite for the realization of the Semantic Web vision—is currently impeded by the lack of standards for documenting and annotating ontologies with metadata information. We argue that the availability of metadata is a fundamental dimension of ontology reusability. Metadata information provides a basis for ontology developers to evaluate and adapt existing Semantic Web ontologies in new application settings, and fosters the development of support tools such as ontology repositories. However, in order for the metadata information to represent real added value to ontology users, it is equally important to achieve a common agreement on the terms used to describe ontologies, and to provide an appropriate technology infrastructure in form of tools being able to create, manage and distribute this information. In this paper we present DEMO, a framework for the development and deployment of ontology metadata. Besides OMV , the proposed core vocabulary for ontology metadata, the framework comprises an inventory of methods to collaboratively extend OMV in accordance to the requirements of an emerging community of industrial and academia users, and tools for metadata management.

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