DODDLE-OWL: A Domain Ontology Construction Tool with OWL

  • Takeshi Morita
  • Naoki Fukuta
  • Noriaki Izumi
  • Takahira Yamaguchi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4185)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a domain ontology construction tool with OWL. The advantage of our tool is focusing the quality refinement phase of ontology construction. Through interactive support for refining the initial ontology, OWL-Lite level ontology, which consists of taxonomic relationships (defined as classes) and non-taxonomic relationships (defined as properties), is constructed effectively. The tool also provides semi-automatic generation of the initial ontology using domain specific documents and general ontologies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takeshi Morita
    • 1
  • Naoki Fukuta
    • 2
  • Noriaki Izumi
    • 3
  • Takahira Yamaguchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Keio UniversityYokohama-shiJapan
  2. 2.Shizuoka UniversityShizuokaJapan
  3. 3.National Institute of AISTTokyoJapan

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