WebODE: An Integrated Workbench for Ontology Representation, Reasoning, and Exchange

  • Óscar Corcho
  • Mariano Fernández-López
  • Asunción Gómez-Pérez
  • Óscar Vicente
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2473)


We present WebODE as a scalable, integrated workbench for ontological engineering that eases the modelling of ontologies, the reasoning with ontologies and the exchange of ontologies with other ontology tools and ontology-based applications. We will first describe the WebODE’s knowledge model. We will then describe its extensible architecture, focusing on the set of independent ontology development functionalities that are integrated in this framework, such as the Ontology Editor, the Axiom Builder, the OKBC-based inference engine, and the documentation and interoperability services.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Óscar Corcho
    • 1
  • Mariano Fernández-López
    • 1
  • Asunción Gómez-Pérez
    • 1
  • Óscar Vicente
    • 1
  1. 1.Facultad de InformáticaUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain

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