Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management Methods, Models, and Tools

12th International Conference, EKAW 2000 Juan-les-Pins, France, October 2–6, 2000 Proceedings

  • Rose Dieng
  • Olivier Corby
Conference proceedings EKAW 2000

DOI: 10.1007/3-540-39967-4

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1937)

Table of contents (34 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Knowledge Modelling Languages and Tools

    1. OIL in a Nutshell
      D. Fensel, I. Horrocks, F. Van Harmelen, S. Decker, M. Erdmann, M. Klein
      Pages 1-16
    2. The Knowledge Model of Protégé-2000: Combining Interoperability and Flexibility
      Natalya Fridman Noy, Ray W. Fergerson, Mark A. Musen
      Pages 17-32
    3. A Case Study in Using Protégé-2000 as a Tool for CommonKADS
      Guus Schreiber, Monica Crubézy, Mark Musen
      Pages 33-48
    4. The MOKA Modelling Language
      Richard Brimble, Florence Sellini
      Pages 49-56
  3. Ontologies

    1. Ontology’s Crossed Life Cycles
      Mariano Fernández López, Asunción Gómez Pérez, María Dolores Rojas Amaya
      Pages 65-79
    2. A Roadmap to Ontology Specification Languages
      Oscar Corcho, Asunción Gómez-Pérez
      Pages 80-96
    3. A Formal Ontology of Properties
      Nicola Guarino, Christopher Welty†
      Pages 97-112
    4. Construction and Deployment of a Plant Ontology
      Riichiro Mizoguchi, Kouji Kozaki, Toshinobu Sano, Yoshinobu Kitamura
      Pages 113-128
    5. The Role of Ontologies for an Effective and Unambiguous Dissemination of Clinical Guidelines
      Domenico M. Pisanelli, Aldo Gangemi, Geri Steve
      Pages 129-139
    6. Supporting Inheritance Mechanisms in Ontology Representation
      Valentina A.M. Tamma, Trevor J.M. Bench-Capon
      Pages 140-155
    7. Conflict Resolution in the Collaborative Design of Terminological Knowledge Bases
      Gilles Falquet, Claire-Lise Mottaz Jiang
      Pages 156-171
  4. Knowledge Acquisition from Texts

    1. Revisiting Ontology Design: A Method Based on Corpus Analysis
      Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles, Brigitte Biébow, Sylvie Szulman
      Pages 172-188
    2. Mining Ontologies from Text
      Alexander Maedche, Steffen Staab
      Pages 189-202
    3. SVETLAN’ Or How to Classify Words Using Their Context
      Gaël De Chalendar, Brigitte Grau
      Pages 203-216
  5. Machine Learning

    1. KIDS: An Iterative Algorithm to Organize Relational Knowledge
      Isabelle Bournaud, Mélanie Courtine, Jean-Daniel Zucker
      Pages 217-232
    2. Informed Selection of Training Examples for Knowledge Refinement
      Nirmalie Wiratunga, Susan Craw
      Pages 233-248
    3. Experiences with a Generic Refinement Toolkit
      Robin Boswell, Susan Craw
      Pages 249-256
  6. Knowledge Management & E-Commerce

    1. What’s in an Electronic Business Model?
      Jaap Gordijn, Hans Akkermans, Hans Van Vliet
      Pages 257-273

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, EKAW 2000, held in Juan-les-Pins, France in October 2000.
The 28 revised full papers and six revised short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from a high number of high-quality submissions. The book offers topical sections on knowledge modeling languages and tools, ontologies, knowledge acquisition from texts, machine learning, knowledge management and electronic commerce, problem solving methods, knowledge representation, validation, evaluation and certification, and methodologies.


Algorithmic Learning Electronic Commerce Knowledge Engineering Knowledge Processing Knowledge Representation Machine Learning Ontologies artificial intelligence description logic knowledge knowledge base knowledge-based system learning multi-agent system search engine marketing (SEM)

Editors and affiliations

  • Rose Dieng
    • 1
  • Olivier Corby
    • 1
  1. 1.INRIASophia Antipolis CedexFrance

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-41119-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-39967-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743