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Achieving Semantic Interoperability in Emergency Management Domain

  • Mert GençtürkEmail author
  • Enver Evci
  • Arda Guney
  • Yildiray Kabak
  • Gokce B. Laleci Erturkmen
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 507)

Abstract

This paper describes how semantic interoperability can be achieved in emergency management domain where different organizations in different domains should communicate through a number of distinct standards to manage crises and disasters effectively. To achieve this goal, a common ontology is defined as lingua franca and standard content models are mapped one by one to the ontology. Then, information represented in one standard is converted to another according to the mappings and exchanged between parties.

Keywords

Semantic interoperability Semantic web Ontology Emergency management 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The work presented in this paper is achieved in the scope of C2-SENSE project [4] supported by the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement number 607729.

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© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mert Gençtürk
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Enver Evci
    • 1
    • 2
  • Arda Guney
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yildiray Kabak
    • 1
  • Gokce B. Laleci Erturkmen
    • 1
  1. 1.SRDC Software Research and Development and Consultancy Corp.AnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Computer EngineeringMiddle East Technical UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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