A recent evolution in the areas of artificial intelligence, database semantics and information systems is the advent of the Semantic Web that requires software agents and web services exchanging meaningful and unambiguous messages. A prerequisite for this kind of interoperability is the usage of an ontology. Currently, not many ontology engineering methodologies exist. This paper describes some basic issues to be taken into account when using the ORM methodology for ontology engineering from the DOGMA ontology framework point of view.


Conceptual Schema Derivation Rule Ontology Engineering Ontology Base Local Ontology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Spyns
    • 1
  1. 1.STAR LabVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselBelgium

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