Ontology Matching

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Frameworks and Formats: Representing Alignments

  • Jérôme EuzenatAffiliated withINRIA and LIG
  • , Pavel ShvaikoAffiliated withInformatica Trentina SpA, while at Department of Engineering and Computer Science (DISI), University of Trento, while at Web of Data, Bruno Kessler Foundation - IRST

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Once matching has been performed, the resulting alignments are usually used in a wider context than a matching system itself. Several proposals have been made for representing the alignments and exchanging them among tools. This chapter presents some frameworks and formats for doing so. In particular, we address the following aspects: