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A Reuse-Based Lightweight Method for Developing Linked Data Ontologies and Vocabularies

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The uptake of Linked Data (LD) has promoted the proliferation of datasets and their associated ontologies for describing different domains. Particular LD development characteristics such as agility and web-based architecture necessitate the revision, adaption, and lightening of existing methodologies for ontology development. This thesis proposes a lightweight method for ontology development in an LD context which will be based in data-driven agile developments, existing resources to be reused, and the evaluation of the obtained products considering both classical ontological engineering principles and LD characteristics.


  • ontology
  • vocabulary
  • methodology
  • linked data


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Poveda-Villalón, M. (2012). A Reuse-Based Lightweight Method for Developing Linked Data Ontologies and Vocabularies. In: Simperl, E., Cimiano, P., Polleres, A., Corcho, O., Presutti, V. (eds) The Semantic Web: Research and Applications. ESWC 2012. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 7295. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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