Knowledge Engineering: Practice and Patterns

16th International Conference, EKAW 2008, Acitrezza, Italy, September 29 - October 2, 2008. Proceedings

  • Editors
  • Aldo Gangemi
  • Jérôme Euzenat
Conference proceedings EKAW 2008

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-87696-0

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5268)

Table of contents (34 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Invited Talks

  3. Knowledge Patterns and Knowledge Representation

    1. Applying Ontology Design Patterns in Bio-ontologies
      Mikel Egaña, Alan Rector, Robert Stevens, Erick Antezana
      Pages 7-16
    2. A Pattern and Rule-Based Approach for Reusing Adaptive Hypermedia Creator’s Models
      Nadjet Zemirline, Chantal Reynaud, Yolaine Bourda, Fabrice Popineau
      Pages 17-31
    3. Natural Language-Based Approach for Helping in the Reuse of Ontology Design Patterns
      Guadalupe Aguado de Cea, Asunción Gómez-Pérez, Elena Montiel-Ponsoda, Mari Carmen Suárez-Figueroa
      Pages 32-47
    4. On the Influence of Description Logics Ontologies on Conceptual Similarity
      Claudia d’Amato, Steffen Staab, Nicola Fanizzi
      Pages 48-63
    5. Polishing Diamonds in OWL 2
      Rinke Hoekstra, Joost Breuker
      Pages 64-73
    6. Correspondence Patterns for Ontology Alignment
      François Scharffe, Dieter Fensel
      Pages 83-92
  4. Matching Ontologies and Data Integration

    1. Learning Disjointness for Debugging Mappings between Lightweight Ontologies
      Christian Meilicke, Johanna Völker, Heiner Stuckenschmidt
      Pages 93-108
    2. Towards a Rule-Based Matcher Selection
      Malgorzata Mochol, Anja Jentzsch
      Pages 109-119
    3. An Analysis of the Origin of Ontology Mismatches on the Semantic Web
      Paul R. Smart, Paula C. Engelbrecht
      Pages 120-135
    4. Preference-Based Uncertain Data Integration
      Matteo Magnani, Danilo Montesi
      Pages 136-145
  5. Natural Language, Knowledge Acquisition and Annotations

    1. Unsupervised Discovery of Compound Entities for Relationship Extraction
      Cartic Ramakrishnan, Pablo N. Mendes, Shaojun Wang, Amit P. Sheth
      Pages 146-155
    2. Formal Concept Analysis: A Unified Framework for Building and Refining Ontologies
      Rokia Bendaoud, Amedeo Napoli, Yannick Toussaint
      Pages 156-171
    3. Contextualized Knowledge Acquisition in a Personal Semantic Wiki
      Ludger van Elst, Malte Kiesel, Sven Schwarz, Georg Buscher, Andreas Lauer, Andreas Dengel
      Pages 172-187
    4. Using the Intension of Classes and Properties Definition in Ontologies for Word Sense Disambiguation
      Khaled Khelif, Fabien Gandon, Olivier Corby, Rose Dieng-Kuntz
      Pages 188-197
    5. Mapping General-Specific Noun Relationships to WordNet Hypernym/Hyponym Relations
      Gaël Dias, Raycho Mukelov, Guillaume Cleuziou
      Pages 198-212

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, EKAW 2008, held in Acitrezza, Sicily, Italy, in September/October 2008.

The 17 revised full papers and 15 revised short papers presented together with 3 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 102 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on knowledge patterns and knowledge representation, matching ontologies and data integration, natural language, knowledge acquisition and annotations, search, query and interaction, as well as ontologies.


adaptive hypermedia assisting tools data semantics e-commerce information extraction information retrieval knowledge acquisition knowledge engineering knowledge management knowledge pattern knowledge processing knowledge representation natural ontology

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-87695-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-87696-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349