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OntoEval Assessment Tool for OWL Ontology based Application

Bekka Fatiha Maache Salah Djaghloul Younes Published in Information Systems

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication: 2013
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  1. Bekka Fatiha, Maache Salah and Djaghloul Younes. Article: OntoEval Assessment Tool for OWL Ontology based Application. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 6(1):48-54, September 2013. BibTeX

    	author = "Bekka Fatiha and Maache Salah and Djaghloul Younes",
    	title = "Article: OntoEval Assessment Tool for OWL Ontology based Application",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	year = 2013,
    	volume = 6,
    	number = 1,
    	pages = "48-54",
    	month = "September",
    	note = "Published by Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA"


Ontologies are increasingly used in various fields such as knowledge management, information extraction, and the semantic web. Ontology evaluation is the problem of assessing a given ontology from the point of view of a particular criterion of application, typically in order to determine which of several ontologies would best suit a particular purpose. In this paper, we propose a pricing model that allows using a number of different ontologies and assessing their performance on specific issues. We suggest an approach for evaluating the ontology based on a golden standard guided by a question generator. Following this scheme, we present the results of an experiment to test and gradually increase the performance of ontologies.


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Ontology, ontology evaluation, knowledge representation, semantic web