Ontologies and Ontology-Based Applications

This paper is a result of a thorough search and synthesis, aiming to provide an overall view of the application fields, where ontologies have already been deployed, presenting at the same time the benefits from their use in each field. In the following paragraphs, ontology applications in the fields of semantic web, knowledge management, e-commerce, multimedia and graphics, grid computing, pervasive computing environments are discussed, and in each field, an effort is made to outline the basic ontology features that deal with real or potential issues.


Knowledge Management Knowledge Management System Ontology Application Pervasive Computing Environment Ontology Base Approach 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Archive and Library SciencesIonian UniversityGreece

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