Ontology-Based Information System

  • Martins Zviedris
  • Aiga Romane
  • Guntis Barzdins
  • Karlis Cerans
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8388)


We describe a novel way for creating information systems based on ontologies. The described solution is aimed at domain experts who would benefit from being able to quickly prototype fully-functional, web-based information system for data input, editing and analysis. The systems backbone is SPARQL 1.1 endpoint that enables organization users to view and edit the data, while outside users can get read-only access to the endpoint. The system prototype is implemented and successfully tested with Latvian medical data ontology with 60 classes and imported 5 000 000 data-level triples.


OWL ontology SPARQL Instance editing Prototyping 



Mārtiņš Zviedris has been supported within the European Social Fund Project “Support for Doctoral Studies at University of Latvia - 2”. Aiga Romāne and Kārlis Čerāns have been supported by the European Union via European Regional Development Fund Project No. 2011/0009/2DP/ Guntis Bārzdiņš has been supported by Latvian 2010–2013. National Research Program Nr.2 project Nr.5.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martins Zviedris
    • 1
  • Aiga Romane
    • 1
  • Guntis Barzdins
    • 1
  • Karlis Cerans
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of LatviaRigaLatvia

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