Toward a Community Vision Driven Topical Ontology in Human Resource Management

  • Damien Trog
  • Stijn Christiaens
  • Gang Zhao
  • Johanna de Laaf
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5333)

Abstract

Today’s industries require ontology engineering to be more community vision driven and ontological resources have more dimensions. This paper shows our achieved goals in the EU Prolix project. Firstly, we analyze the user requirements, including tuning Business Process Modelling efforts into ontology engineering tasks. Secondly, we design a scalable and community driven architecture for ontology development. Then, feasible ontology models are created. The task of creating ontology models depends heavily on conceptual architecture of ontology based competence analysis. We illustrate with the requirement analysis from BT (British Telecom).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Damien Trog
    • 1
  • Stijn Christiaens
    • 1
  • Gang Zhao
    • 1
  • Johanna de Laaf
    • 2
  1. 1.Semantics Technology and Applications Laboratory (STARLab) Department of Computer ScienceVrije Universiteit BrusselBRUSSELS 5Belgium
  2. 2.British Telecom (BT), Global Services Learning Solutions, Offices Minerva & MercuriusAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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