A case study on the construction of application ontologies

By Santos, L.E.; Girardi, R.; Novais, P.

Proceedings of the 2013 10th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations, ITNG 2013

2013

Abstract

Appropriate techniques for the development of application ontologies are needed and GAODT (“Goal-Oriented Application Ontology Development Technique”) technique described in this article contributes to this purpose. GAODT translates the goals and facts in natural language expressing the requirements of a knowledge-based system into rules and facts in first-order logic. Next, this knowledge base is mapped to an application ontology. GAODT was evaluated through the development of a case study on the construction of the application ontology of a knowledge-based System for the domain of Intestate Succession. A software tool to support the application of GAODT was also developed.

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