Cross-Querying LOD Datasets Using Complex Alignments: An Application to Agronomic Taxa

  • Elodie Thiéblin
  • Fabien Amarger
  • Nathalie Hernandez
  • Catherine Roussey
  • Cassia Trojahn Dos Santos
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 755)


Farmers have new information needs to change their agricultural practices. The Linked Open Data is a considerable source of knowledge, separated into several heterogeneous and complementary datasets. This paper presents a process to query LOD datasets from a known ontology using complex alignments. The approach was applied on AgronomicTaxon, a taxonomic classification ontology, to query Agrovoc and DBpedia.


Query rewriting Complex alignments Agronomic sources Linked Open Data 



This work is partially supported by the French FUI SparkinData project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elodie Thiéblin
    • 1
  • Fabien Amarger
    • 1
  • Nathalie Hernandez
    • 1
  • Catherine Roussey
    • 2
  • Cassia Trojahn Dos Santos
    • 1
  1. 1.IRIT UMR 5505Toulouse Cedex 9France
  2. 2.IrsteaAubièreFrance

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