Conference Paper

Building Ontologies from XML Data Sources

DOI: 10.1109/DEXA.2009.68 Conference: Database and Expert Systems Applications, DEXA, International Workshops, Linz, Austria, August 31-September 4, 2009, Proceedings
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In this paper, we present a tool called X2OWL that aims at building an OWL ontology from an XML data source. This method is based on XML schema to automatically generate the ontology structure, as well as, a set of mapping bridges. The presented method also includes a refinement step that allows to clean the mapping bridges and possibly to restructure the generated ontology.

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    • "In addition , they do not mention how to specify the transformation between the XML source and the OWL ontology generated . ( Ghawi & Cullot , 2009 ) propose a X2OWL tool for transforming XML documents into OWL ontology . The generated ontology contains concepts and properties between concepts ( the TBox ) . "
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