Using Agricultural Ontologies

  • M. T. Maliappis

Despite the growing number of ontologies online available, their range of application in real world projects is comparatively limited. This paper describes the construction of an ontology, concerning the horticultural domain of Agriculture, and examine its usage in particular application areas. The proposed ontology is used, (a) as a refine and classification tool facilitating searching process in a repository environment, and (b) as a domain model for rule knowledge base construction. A prototype web application has been developed to investigate the usefulness of ontology and examine several software development tools.


Expert System Knowledge Representation Domain Ontology Control Vocabulary Nutritional Disorder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Informatics LaboratoryAgricultural University of AthensAthensGreece

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