Ontologising Competencies in an Interorganisational Setting

  • Stijn Christiaens
  • Pieter De Leenheer
  • Aldo De Moor
  • Robert Meersman
Part of the Computing for Human Experience book series (ADSW, volume 7)

This chapter summarises findings from CODRIVE1, a large-scale ontology project in the vocational training domain. This competency area is complex, and in order to achieve proper interoperability on the basis of ontologies, all involved stakeholders must participate in interorganisational ontology engineering. In particular, this chapter illustrates the DOGMA-MESS methodology, a community-driven approach to ontology management. It presents practical experiences for the issues addressed in the previous chapters, complementing them with illustrative data and hands-on knowledge.


competency modelling case study context dependency management interorganisational ontology engineering ontology ontology engineering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stijn Christiaens
    • 1
  • Pieter De Leenheer
    • 1
  • Aldo De Moor
    • 2
  • Robert Meersman
    • 1
  1. 1.Vrije Universiteit BrusselBelgium
  2. 2.CommunitySenseNetherlands

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