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An Introduction to Ontologies and Ontology Engineering

  • Catherine Roussey
  • Francois Pinet
  • Myoung Ah Kang
  • Oscar Corcho
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Part of the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing book series (AI&KP, volume 1)

Abstract

In the last decades, the use of ontologies in information systems has become more and more popular in various fields, such as web technologies, database integration, multi agent systems, natural language processing, etc. Artificial intelligent researchers have initially borrowed the word “ontology” from Philosophy, then the word spread in many scientific domain and ontologies are now used in several developments.

Keywords

Unify Modeling Language Resource Description Framework Semantic Relation Object Constraint Language Domain Ontology 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Catherine Roussey
    • 1
  • Francois Pinet
    • 2
  • Myoung Ah Kang
    • 3
  • Oscar Corcho
    • 4
  1. 1.LIRISUniversité de LyonLyonFrance
  2. 2.French Institute for Agricultural and Environmental EngineeringClermont FerrandFrance
  3. 3.Laboratory of Computer Science, Modelling and System OptimizationBlaise Pascal UniversityClermont FerrandFrance
  4. 4.Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial, Facultad de InformáticaUniversidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)MadridSpain

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