OntoLife: an Ontology for Semantically Managing Personal Information

  • Eleni Kargioti
  • Efstratios Kontopoulos
  • Nick Bassiliades
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 296)


Personal knowledge management has been studied from various angles, one of which is the Semantic Web. Ontologies, the primary knowledge representation tool for the Semantic Web, can play a significant role in semantically managing personal knowledge. The scope of this paper focuses on addressing the issue of effective personal knowledge management, by proposing an ontology for modelling the domain of biographical events. The proposed ontology also undergoes a thorough evaluation, based on specific criteria presented in the literature.


Personal Information Semantic Quality Relationship Richness External Ontology Ontology Evaluation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eleni Kargioti
    • 1
  • Efstratios Kontopoulos
    • 1
  • Nick Bassiliades
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of InformaticsAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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