SNAP : An Action-Based Ontology for E-commerce Reasoning

  title={SNAP : An Action-Based Ontology for E-commerce Reasoning},
  author={Leora Morgenstern and Doug Riecken},
This paper presents SNAP, an e-commerce ontology developed for automated recommendation systems for the domains of banking, insurance, and telephony. This ontology is distinguished by the fact that its core concepts come from commonsense theories of action; its support of derived relations, which rely on composition of basic relations; and its close connection to a sound (with respect to first-order logic) and efficient reasoning mechanism. We present the basic concepts and relations of the… CONTINUE READING

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