Ontology Usage Network Analysis Framework

  • Jamshaid Ashraf
  • Omar Khadeer Hussain
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7808)


Recently, there is tremendous growth in the use of ontologies to publish semantically rich structured data on the Web. In order to understand the adoption and uptake of ontologies in real world setting, it is important to analyse the ontology usage. In this paper, we propose Ontology Usage Network Analysis Framework (OUN-AF) which models the ontology usage by different data publishers in the form of affiliation network. Metrics are defined to measure the ontology usage, their co-usability and the cohesive subgroups emerging from the dataset.


Degree Distribution Social Network Analysis Betweenness Centrality Closeness Centrality Closeness Measure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jamshaid Ashraf
    • 1
  • Omar Khadeer Hussain
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information Systems, CBSCurtin UniversityPerthAustralia

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