Construction and Merging of ACM and ScienceDirect Ontologies

  • M. PriyaEmail author
  • Ch. Aswani Kumar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 941)


An Ontology is an absolute formal conceptualization of some realm of significance. Nowadays Ontologies play a vibrant part in Information Architecture, Biomedical Informatics, Electronic commerce, Software Engineering, Semantic Web, Knowledge management, Artificial Intelligence and etc. Huge number of Ontologies and extensive variety of Ontologies are available for every single domain. It creates very difficult to maintain and access all the existing Ontologies. Ontology merging is the solution to overcome this kind of problems. Ontology merging is a procedure of fetching two existing Ontologies as input and obtains a newly merged Ontology as output. The merged Ontology will have common concepts and relationships between two Ontologies. This paper presents how two Ontologies can be constructed and merged using Protege and Conexp tools with an example.


ACM Conexp Formal concept analysis Ontology Ontology construction Ontology merging Prompt Protégé ScienceDirect 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information Technology and EngineeringVellore Institute of TechnologyVelloreIndia

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