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Pattern-Based Mapping Refinement

  • Fayçal Hamdi
  • Chantal Reynaud
  • Brigitte Safar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6317)

Abstract

Semantic alignment between ontologies is a crucial task for information integration. There are many ongoing efforts to develop matching systems implementing various alignment techniques but it is impossible to predict what strategy is most successful for an application domain or a given pair of ontologies. Very often the quality of the results could be improved by considering the specificities of the ontologies to be aligned. In this paper, we propose a pattern-based approach implemented in the TaxoMap Framework helping an engineer to refine mappings to take into account specific conventions used in ontologies. Experiments in the topographic field within the ANR (The French National Research Agency) project GéOnto show the usefulness of such an environment both for a domain expert and an engineer, especially when the number of mappings is very large.

Keywords

Ontology alignment Mapping refinement 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fayçal Hamdi
    • 1
  • Chantal Reynaud
    • 1
  • Brigitte Safar
    • 1
  1. 1.CNRS - University of Paris-Sud 11 (LRI) & INRIA Saclay Ile-de-France (LEO)Parc Orsay UniversitéOrsayFrance

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