Benchmarking Matching Applications on the Semantic Web

  • Alfio Ferrara
  • Stefano Montanelli
  • Jan Noessner
  • Heiner Stuckenschmidt
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6644)


The evaluation of matching applications is becoming a major issue in the semantic web and it requires a suitable methodological approach as well as appropriate benchmarks. In particular, in order to evaluate a matching application under different experimental conditions, it is crucial to provide a test dataset characterized by a controlled variety of different heterogeneities among data that rarely occurs in real data repositories. In this paper, we propose SWING (Semantic Web INstance Generation), a disciplined approach to the semi-automatic generation of benchmarks to be used for the evaluation of matching applications.


Object Property Ontology Match Inverse Property Reference Ontology Individual Description 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfio Ferrara
    • 1
  • Stefano Montanelli
    • 1
  • Jan Noessner
    • 2
  • Heiner Stuckenschmidt
    • 2
  1. 1.Università degli Studi di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.KR & KM Research GroupUniversity of Mannheim, B6 26MannheimGermany

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