Towards Agile Ontology Maintenance

  • Markus Luczak-Rösch
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5823)

Abstract

Ontologies are an appropriate means to represent knowledge on the Web. Research on ontology engineering reached practices for an integrative lifecycle support. However, a broader success of ontologies in Web-based information systems remains unreached while the more lightweight semantic approaches are rather successful. We assume, paired with the emerging trend of services and microservices on the Web, new dynamic scenarios gain momentum in which a shared knowledge base is made available to several dynamically changing services with disparate requirements. Our work envisions a step towards such a dynamic scenario in which an ontology adapts to the requirements of the accessing services and applications as well as the user’s needs in an agile way and reduces the experts’ involvement in ontology maintenance processes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Markus Luczak-Rösch
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  1. 1.Institute of Computer Science, Corporate Semantic Web WorkgroupFreie Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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