Exploiting Freebase to Obtain GoodRelations-Based Product Ontologies

  • Marek Dudáš
  • Ondřej Zamazal
  • Jindřich Mynarz
  • Vojtěch Svátek
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 188)

Abstract

Application of semantic web technologies in e-commerce depends on the availability of product ontologies. However, such ontologies are not yet available for many industries and developing them from scratch is costly. We present a method of reusing parts of the Freebase schema by transforming it into a GoodRelations-based product ontology, using our Pattern-based Ontology Transformation Framework. We demonstrate our method on a part of the Freebase Medicine schema, which we transformed into a product ontology covering prescription drugs.

Keywords

ontology development ontology transformation non- ontological resources GoodRelations product ontology Freebase 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marek Dudáš
    • 1
  • Ondřej Zamazal
    • 1
  • Jindřich Mynarz
    • 1
  • Vojtěch Svátek
    • 1
  1. 1.University of EconomicsPragueCzech Republic

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