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Type Conference or Workshop Paper
Scope Discipline-based scholarship
Published in Proceedings No
Title Generic Similarity Detection in Ontologies with the SOQA-SimPack Toolkit
Organization Unit
  • Patrick Ziegler
  • Christoph Kiefer
  • Christoph Sturm
  • Klaus R. Dittrich
  • Abraham Bernstein
Item Subtype Original Work
Refereed Yes
Status Published in final form
Event Title SIGMOD Conference
Place of Publication New York, NY, USA
Publisher ACM
Abstract Text Ontologies are increasingly used to represent the intended real-world semantics of data and services in information systems. Unfortunately, different databases often do not relate to the same ontologies when describing their semantics. Consequently, it is desirable to have information about the similarity between ontology concepts for ontology alignment and integration. In this demo, we present the SOQASimPack Toolkit (SST) 7, an ontology language independent Java API that enables generic similarity detection and visualization in ontologies. We demonstrate SST’s usefulness with the SOQA-SimPack Toolkit Browser, which allows users to graphically perform similarity calculations in ontologies.
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