Combining Logic and Probabilities for Discovering Mappings between Taxonomies

  • Rémi Tournaire
  • Jean-Marc Petit
  • Marie-Christine Rousset
  • Alexandre Termier
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6291)

Abstract

In this paper, we investigate a principled approach for defining and discovering probabilistic mappings between two taxonomies. First, we compare two ways of modeling probabilistic mappings which are compatible with the logical constraints declared in each taxonomy. Then we describe a generate and test algorithm which minimizes the number of calls to the probability estimator for determining those mappings whose probability exceeds a certain threshold. Finally, we provide an experimental analysis of this approach.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rémi Tournaire
    • 1
  • Jean-Marc Petit
    • 2
  • Marie-Christine Rousset
    • 1
  • Alexandre Termier
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Informatics of Grenoble UMR 5217University of GrenobleSt-Martin d’Hères CedexFrance
  2. 2.INSA Lyon, LIRIS UMR 5205Villeurbanne CedexFrance

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