Extracting Property Semantics from Japanese Wikipedia

  • Susumu Tamagawa
  • Takeshi Morita
  • Takahira Yamaguchi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7669)


Here is discussed how to build up ontology with many properties from Japanese Wikipedia. The ontology includes is-a relationship (rdfs:subClassOf), class-instance relationship (rdf:type) and synonym relation (skos:altLabel) moreover it includes property relations and types. Property relations are triples, property domain (rdfs:domain) and property range (rdfs:range). Property types are object (owl:ObjectProperty), data (owl:DatatypeProperty), symmetric (owl:SymmetricProperty), transitive (owl:TransitiveProperty), functional (owl:FunctionalProperty) and inverse functional (owl:InverseFunctionalProperty).


Wikipedia ontology property definition ontology learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susumu Tamagawa
    • 1
  • Takeshi Morita
    • 2
  • Takahira Yamaguchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Keio UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Aoyama Gakuin UniversityJapan

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