Involving Domain Experts in Authoring OWL Ontologies

  title={Involving Domain Experts in Authoring OWL Ontologies},
  author={Vania Dimitrova and Ronald Denaux and Glen Hart and Catherine Dolbear and Ian Holt and Anthony G. Cohn},
  booktitle={International Semantic Web Conference},
The process of authoring ontologies requires the active involvement of domain experts who should lead the process, as well as providing the relevant conceptual knowledge. However, most domain experts lack knowledge modelling skills and find it hard to follow logical notations in OWL. This paper presents ROO, a tool that facilitates domain experts' definition of ontologies in OWL by allowing them to author the ontology in a controlled natural language called Rabbit. ROO guides users through the… CONTINUE READING
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