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Ontology mapping by concept similarity

Villa, R. and Wilson, R. and Crestani, F. (2004) Ontology mapping by concept similarity. In: International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2004), 2004-02-24 - 2004-02-27.

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Abstract

This paper presents an approach to the problem of mapping ontologies. The motivation for the research stems from the Diogene Project which is developing a web training environment for ICT professionals. The system includes high quality training material from registered content providers, and free web material will also be made available through the project's "Web Discovery" component. This involves using web search engines to locate relevant material, and mapping the ontology at the core of the Diogene system to other ontologies that exist on the Semantic Web. The project's approach to ontology mapping is presented, and an evaluation of this method is described.