Did you validate your ontology? OOPS!

Presented at: 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2012)

by María Poveda-Villalón, Mari Carmen Suárez-Figueroa, Asunción Gómez-Pérez

The application of methodologies for building ontologies has improved the ontology quality. However, such a quality is not totally guaranteed because of the difficulties involved in ontology modelling. These difficulties are related to the inclusion of anomalies or worst practices within the ontology development. Several authors have provided lists of typical anomalies detected in ontologies during the last decade. In this context, our aim in this paper is to describe OOPS! (OntOlogy Pitfall Scanner!), a tool for detecting pitfalls in ontologies.

Keywords: ontology engineering, ontology evaluation, pitfalls, worst practices


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