Terminae Method and Integration Process for Legal Ontology Building

  • Sylvie Despres
  • Sylvie Szulman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4031)


This paper describes the contruction method of a legal application ontology. This method is based on the merging of micro-ontologies built from European community directives. The terminae construction method from texts enhanced by an alignment process with a core legal ontology is used for building micro-ontologies. A merging process allows constructing the legal ontology.


Merging Process Alignment Process Core Ontology Ontology Alignment Source Ontology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sylvie Despres
    • 1
  • Sylvie Szulman
    • 2
  1. 1.CRIP5, Equipe IAD, Université Paris 5France
  2. 2.LIPN, UMR7030 Université Paris 13France

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