Efficient Merging for Heterogeneous Domain Ontologies Based on WordNet
Hyunjang Kong, Myunggwon Hwang, and Pankoo Kim
Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Chosun University, #375 Seosuk-dong, Dong-gu, Gwangju 501-759, South Korea
As semantic web study progresses, domain ontologies built by engineers are based on writer’s academic background and research interests, preventing a uniform or standardized ontology using standard ontology building tools and ontology languages and restricting interoperability. Current ontology building tools focus on creating, editing and inferencing ontology efficiently but do not offer a way for merging heterogeneous domain ontologies. This paper presents a way for merging heterogeneous ontologies efficiently and correctly.
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