An Ontology of Finnish Historical Occupations

  • Lia GasbarraEmail author
  • Mikko Koho
  • Ilkka Jokipii
  • Heikki Rantala
  • Eero Hyvönen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11762)


Historical datasets often impose the need to study groups of people based on occupation or social status. This paper presents first results in creating an ontology of historical Finnish occupations, AMMO, that enables selection of groups of people based on their occupation, occupational groups, or socioeconomic class. For interoperability, AMMO is linked to the HISCO international historical occupation classification and to a late 20th century Finnish occupational classification. AMMO will be used as a component in two semantic portals for Finnish war history.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lia Gasbarra
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mikko Koho
    • 1
  • Ilkka Jokipii
    • 3
    • 4
  • Heikki Rantala
    • 1
  • Eero Hyvönen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Semantic Computing Research Group (SeCo)Aalto UniversityEspooFinland
  2. 2.HELDIG – Helsinki Centre for Digital HumanitiesUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland
  3. 3.The National Archives of FinlandHelsinkiFinland
  4. 4.Faculty of ArtsUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland

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