Research and Application of Ontology-Based Marine Ecology Knowledge Management

  • Jing Xiong
  • Jipeng Wang
  • Feng Gao
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 205)


With the development of the marine scientific research, a large number of marine data and information are stored in many research institutions. It is important to share the data to guide further exploration about marine, but there are some problems in sharing them such as inconsistent data format, unclear term classification and non-uniform concept definition. Therefore, marine ecology knowledge ontology is proposed to solve the problems. Firstly, analyzed the complexity of marine ecosystems and proposed ontology construction model; secondly, based on role theory and the use of ontology editor tool Hozo, marine ecological knowledge ontology was built; finally, described the applications based on the ontology.


Marine ecosystem Ontology Role theory Information retrieval 



This research is supported by the New Century Excellent Talents in University (NCET-07-0784) and the Foundation of Henan Educational Committee (12A520003).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer and Information EngineeringAnyang Normal UniversityAnyangChina

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