Using Pseudo Feedback to Improve Cross-Lingual Ontology Mapping

  • Bo Fu
  • Rob Brennan
  • Declan O’Sullivan
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6643)


Translation techniques are often employed by cross-lingual ontology mapping (CLOM) approaches to turn a cross-lingual mapping problem into a monolingual mapping problem which can then be solved by state of the art monolingual ontology matching tools. However in the process of doing so, noisy translations can compromise the quality of the matches generated by the subsequent monolingual matching techniques. In this paper, a novel approach to improve the quality of cross-lingual ontology mapping is presented and evaluated. The proposed approach adopts the pseudo feedback technique that is similar to the well understood relevance feedback mechanism used in the field of information retrieval. It is shown through the evaluation that pseudo feedback can improve the matching quality in a CLOM scenario.


Cross-Lingual Ontology Mapping Pseudo Feedback 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bo Fu
    • 1
  • Rob Brennan
    • 1
  • Declan O’Sullivan
    • 1
  1. 1.Knowledge and Data Engineering Group, School of Computer Science and StatisticsTrinity College DublinIreland

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