Ontonym : a collection of upper ontologies for developing pervasive systems

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Title: Ontonym : a collection of upper ontologies for developing pervasive systems
Authors: Stevenson, Graeme
Knox, Stephen
Dobson, Simon
Nixon, Paddy
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1337
Date: Apr-2009
Abstract: Pervasive systems present the need to interpret large quantities of data from many sources. Context models support developers working with such data by providing a shared representation of the environment on which to base this interpretation. This paper presents a set of requirements for a context model that addresses uncertainty, provenance, sensing and temporal properties of context. Based on these requirements, we describe Ontonym, a set of ontologies that represent core concepts in pervasive computing. We propose a framework for evaluating ontologies in the pervasive computing domain by combining recognised techniques from the literature, and present a preliminary evaluation of Ontonym using these criteria.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: ACM
Subject LCSH: Ubiquitous computing
Context-aware computing
Ontologies (Information retrieval)
DOI: 10.1145/1552262.1552271
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Gómez‐Pérez, J. M...et al (eds.) Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Context, Information And Ontologies (CIAO 2009)
Conference Details: Workshop on Context, Information, and Ontologies (CIAO2009), at the 6th European Semantic Web conference (ESWC 2009), Heraklion, 31 May - 1st June, 2009
Appears in Collections:CLARITY Research Collection
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