Analysis and Evaluation of Techniques for the Extraction of Classes in the Ontology Learning Process

  • Rafael Pedraza-Jimenez
  • Mari Vallez
  • Lluís Codina
  • Cristòfol Rovira
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6098)


This paper analyzes and evaluates, in the context of Ontology learning, some techniques to identify and extract candidate terms to classes of a taxonomy. Besides, this work points out some inconsistencies that may be occurring in the preprocessing of text corpus, and proposes techniques to obtain good terms candidate to classes of a taxonomy.


Semantic Web Ontology engineering Ontology learning Text mining Language processing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafael Pedraza-Jimenez
    • 1
  • Mari Vallez
    • 1
  • Lluís Codina
    • 1
  • Cristòfol Rovira
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CommunicationPompeu Fabra UniversityBarcelonaSpain

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