Metrics for ranking ontologies

Alani, Harith and Brewster, Christopher A. (2006). Metrics for ranking ontologies. IN: Proceedings of the Workshop on Evaluating Ontologies for the Web. UNSPECIFIED.

Abstract

Representing knowledge using domain ontologies has shown to be a useful mechanism and format for managing and exchanging information. Due to the difficulty and cost of building ontologies, a number of ontology libraries and search engines are coming to existence to facilitate reusing such knowledge structures. The need for ontology ranking techniques is becoming crucial as the number of ontologies available for reuse is continuing to grow. In this paper we present AKTiveRank, a prototype system for ranking ontologies based on the analysis of their structures. We describe the metrics used in the ranking system and present an experiment on ranking ontologies returned by a popular search engine for an example query.

Divisions: Aston Business School > Operations & information management research group
Aston Business School
Aston Business School > Operations & information management
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Event Title: 4th International Evaluation of Ontologies for the Web Workshop
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2006-05-22
Uncontrolled Keywords: ranking ontologies,ontology ranking,ranking metrics
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Published Date: 2006-05
Authors: Alani, Harith
Brewster, Christopher A.

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