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Towards Ontology Engineering Based on Transformation of Conceptual Models and Spreadsheet Data: A Case Study

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The ontology engineering is a complex and time-consuming process. In this regard, methods for automated formation of ontologies based on various information sources (e.g., databases, spreadsheets data, and text documents, etc.) are being actively developed. This paper presents a case study for the domain ontology engineering based on analysis and transformation of conceptual models and spreadsheet data. The analysis of conceptual models, which are serialized using XML, provides the opportunity to develop content ontology design patterns. The specific concepts for filling obtained ontology design patterns are resulted from the transformation of spreadsheet data in the CSV format. In this paper, we present statement of the problem and the approach for its solution. The illustrative example describes ontology engineering for the industrial safety inspection tasks.

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  • Ontology engineering
  • Ontology design patterns
  • OWL
  • Conceptual models
  • Spreadsheets
  • Transformations
  • Industrial safety inspection

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The contribution of this work was supported by the Russian Science Foundation under Grant No. 18-71-10001.

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Dorodnykh, N.O., Yurin, A.Y. (2019). Towards Ontology Engineering Based on Transformation of Conceptual Models and Spreadsheet Data: A Case Study. In: Silhavy, R., Silhavy, P., Prokopova, Z. (eds) Intelligent Systems Applications in Software Engineering. CoMeSySo 2019 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1046. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-30329-7_22

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