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Structured Construction of Knowledge Repositories with MetaConcept

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One of the main issues during the development of a knowledge repository for the Technical Area of Architecture, called KOC, was the organization and structuration of this knowledge domain: the ArCo ontology. Although powerful tools to write ontologies exist, they do not guide their development. MetaConcept answers this need by defining the concepts that describe the structure of the ontology and its construction process: first a meta-ontology for the domain, then the ontology itself and then the knowledge repository. Two examples are presented, KOC 2.0, a data repository for real-world experiences in building construction and its knowledge repository, and ELLES, a repository of lessons learned in the domain of software construction projects.


  • Ontology
  • meta-ontology
  • knowledge repositories
  • knowledge objects
  • Architectural Ontologies

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Bravo, G. (2013). Structured Construction of Knowledge Repositories with MetaConcept. In: Graña, M., Toro, C., Howlett, R.J., Jain, L.C. (eds) Knowledge Engineering, Machine Learning and Lattice Computing with Applications. KES 2012. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 7828. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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