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A layered framework for pattern-based ontology evolution

Javed, Muhammad and Abgaz, Yalemisew Mintsnote and Pahl, Claus (2011) A layered framework for pattern-based ontology evolution. In: The 3rd International Workshop Ontology-Driven Information System Engineering (ODISE), 20 June 2010, London, UK.

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The challenge of ontology-driven modelling of information components is well known in both academia and industry. In this paper, we present a novel approach to deal with customisation and abstraction of ontology-based model evolution. As a result of an empirical study, we identify a layered change operator framework based on the granularity, domain-specificity and abstraction of changes. The implementation of the operator framework is supported through layered change logs. Layered change logs capture the objective of ontology changes at a higher level of granularity and support a comprehensive understanding of ontology evolution. The layered change logs are formalised using a graph-based approach. We identify the recurrent ontology change patterns from an ontology change log for their reuse. The identified patterns facilitate optimizing and improving the definition of domain-specific change patterns.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Workshop
Uncontrolled Keywords:pattern-based ontology evolution; ontology change operators; layered change logs
Subjects:Computer Science > Software engineering
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > Centre for Next Generation Localisation (CNGL)
DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:16406
Deposited On:01 Jul 2011 14:25 by Shane Harper. Last Modified 27 Mar 2017 12:30

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