An Environment for Distributed Ontology Development Based on Dependency Management

  title={An Environment for Distributed Ontology Development Based on Dependency Management},
  author={Eiichi Sunagawa and Kouji Kozaki and Y. Kitamura and R. Mizoguchi},
This paper describes a system for supporting development of ontology in a distributed manner. By a distributed manner, we mean ontology is divided into several component ontologies, which are developed by different developers in a distributed environment. The target ontology is obtained by compiling the component ontologies. These component ontologies are identified according to their conceptual level or domain characteristics. The distributed development of ontologies applies to many… Expand
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