A Probabilistic Ontology for the Prediction of Author’s Interests

  • Emna HlelEmail author
  • Salma Jamoussi
  • Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9330)


The Bayesian network, a probabilistic model of knowledge representation, has the ability to represent and reason with uncertainty. It measures the dependencies between a set of variables and infer new knowledge. In this paper, we try to propose a method for building a probabilistic ontology, which models a list of publications (dblp base). We have used for this aim a Bayesian Network to measure dependencies between different instances of ontology and to infer new interests of authors from obtained Probabilistic Ontology.


Classical ontology Probabilistic ontology Bayesian network 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emna Hlel
    • 1
    Email author
  • Salma Jamoussi
    • 1
  • Abdelmajid Ben Hamadou
    • 1
  1. 1.Miracl LaboratoryTechnology Center of SfaxSakiet Ezzit, SfaxTunisia

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