Roadmapping and Navigating in the Ontology Visualization Landscape

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8876)


Proper visualization is essential for ontology development, sharing and usage; various use cases however pose specific requirements on visualization features. We analyzed several visualization tools from the perspective of use case categories as well as low-level functional features and OWL expressiveness. A rule-based recommender was subsequently developed to help the user choose a suitable visualizer. Both the analysis results and the recommender were evaluated via a questionnaire.


Visualization Tool Ontology Development Suitability Score Compositional Rule Datatype Property 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information and Knowledge EngineeringUniversity of EconomicsPrague 3Czech Republic

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