Databases & Ontologies


Databases and ontologies are both methods for organizing and storing data, but they serve different purposes and have different characteristics.

A database is a collection of structured data that is stored and managed in a computer system. Databases are used to store and manage large amounts of data, and they typically use a structured query language (SQL) to allow users to access and manipulate the data. Databases are designed to be efficient and fast, and they are typically used for transactional applications that require rapid access to data.

An ontology is a formal representation of a set of concepts within a domain and the relationships between those concepts. Ontologies are used to represent and organize knowledge and are often used in fields such as artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and the semantic web. Ontologies are typically represented using a standardized data model, such as the Resource Description Framework (RDF), and they can be used to enable data interoperability and facilitate the sharing and integration of data from multiple sources.

While databases and ontologies are both used to store and manage data, they serve different purposes and have different characteristics. Databases are designed for efficient storage and management of data, while ontologies are used to represent and organize knowledge and enable data interoperability. As a result, they are often used in different contexts and for different purposes.

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Construction Method of Travel Knowledge Database Based on Ontology X Li, M Chen… – Intelligent Human-Machine Systems …, 2011 – Abstract Discussed about construction methods of Travel Knowledge Database. Using the  method of based on Ontology to construct the personalized recommendations tourism  Knowledge Database. Introduced the construction principles of Travel Knowledge … Related articles – All 2 versions

Representation and validation of domain and range restrictions in a relational database-driven ontology maintenance system [PDF] from mst.eduPG Edgett, L Lee, JL Leopold… – … International Database …, 2010 – Abstract An ontology can be used to represent and organize the objects, properties, events,  processes, and relations that embody an area of reality [1]. These knowledge bases may be  created manually (by individuals or groups), and/or automatically using software tools, … Related articles – Library Search – All 3 versions

Ontology-based Research on Heterogeneous Database Semantic Integration Strategies JY Tao, QF Juan… – Education Technology and …, 2010 – Abstract Semantic integration is a key technology of heterogeneous database interoperation  at present. This article proposes a method of building heterogeneous database integration  framework which is fairly complete and based on ontology by the advantage of ontology … Related articles – All 2 versions

An unsupervised approach for acquiring ontologies and rdf data from online life science databases [PDF] from uni-koblenz.deS Mir, S Staab… – The Semantic Web: Research and Applications, 2010 – Springer In the Linked Open Data cloud one of the largest data sets, comprising of 2.5 billion triples, is  derived from the Life Science domain. Yet this represents a small fraction of the total number  of publicly available data sources on the Web. We briefly describe past attempts to … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 4 versions

[HTML] INOH: ontology-based highly structured database of signal transduction pathways [HTML] from nih.govS Yamamoto, N Sakai, H Nakamura… – … Biological Databases …, 2011 – Abstract The Integrating Network Objects with Hierarchies (INOH) database is a highly  structured, manually curated database of signal transduction pathways including Mammalia,  Xenopus laevis, Drosophila melanogaster, Caenorhabditis elegans and canonical. Since …

[PDF] Ontology based Semantic Integration of Heterogeneous Databases [PDF] from europeanjournalofscientificresearch.comC Kavitha, GS Sadasivam… – European …, 2011 – europeanjournalofscientificresearch. … Abstract Database is used to manage and store the information in tabular form. When the  volume of information increases, the enterprises are forced to store information in multiple  heterogeneous databases depending upon their current usage scenarios. Integration of … View as HTML

Ontology Development for the Immune Epitope Database [PDF] from ppu.eduJA Greenbaum, R Vita, LM Zarebski… – Bioinformatics for …, 2010 – Springer A key challenge in bioinformatics today is ensuring that biological data can be unequivocally  communicated between experimentalists and bioinformaticians. Enabling such  communication is not trivial, as every scientific field develops its own jargon with implicit … Related articles – All 3 versions

Relational Database Semantic Access Based on Ontology S Zhou – Advances in Wireless Networks and Information …, 2010 – Springer Ontology plays more and more roles in creating semantic data in the Semantic Web. Now,  because large amounts of data in legacy system are stored and managed in relational  database, so there are many existing approaches used to transform relational databases … Related articles

[PDF] ChEBI: a chemistry ontology and database [PDF] from biomedcentral.comP De Matos, A Dekker, M Ennis… – Journal of …, 2010 – The bioinformatics community has developed a policy of open access and open data since  its inception. This is contrary to chemoinformatics which has traditionally been a closed- access area. In 2004, two complementary open access databases were initiated by the … Cited by 1 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 9 versions

Formal approach and automated tool for constructing ontology from object-oriented database model F Zhang, ZM Ma, X Wang… – Proceedings of the 19th ACM …, 2010 – Abstract Extracting domain knowledge from databases can facilitate the development of  Web ontologies. In this paper, a formal approach and an automated tool for constructing  ontologies from Object-oriented database models (OODMs) are developed. The approach … Related articles

Web-based graphical querying of databases through an ontology: the Wonder system [PDF] from unibz.itD Calvanese, CM Keet, W Nutt… – Proceedings of the …, 2010 – Abstract Biological scientists have made large amounts of data available on the Web, which  can be accessed by canned or precomputed queries presented via web forms. To satisfy  further information needs, users currently have to have a good understanding of SQL and … Cited by 4 – Related articles – All 7 versions

[PDF] OntoGrate: Towards Automatic Integration for Relational Databases and the Semantic Web through an Ontology-based Framework [PDF] from stanford.eduD Dou, H Qin… – Dou Dejing, Qin Han, Lependu Paea// …, 2010 – Integrating existing relational databases with ontology-based systems is among the  important research problems for the Semantic Web. We have designed a comprehensive  framework called OntoGrate which combines a highly automatic mapping system, a logic … Cited by 2 – Related articles – View as HTML – All 7 versions

Using ontology databases for scalable query answering, inconsistency detection, and data integration [PDF] from uoregon.eduP LePendu… – Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 2010 – Springer Abstract An ontology database is a basic relational database management system that  models an ontology plus its instances. To reason over the transitive closure of instances in  the subsumption hierarchy, for example, an ontology database can either unfold views at … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 7 versions

Towards Integration Rules of Mapping from Relational Databases to Semantic Web Ontology H Mohamed, Y Jincai… – Web Information Systems and …, 2010 – Abstract This paper points towards the integration rules of mapping from relational database  such as SQL DDL, schema and data into the semantic web ontology such as OWL which  build on top of RDF using vocabulary RDFS and XML schema data type. From the study, … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 4 versions

Knowledge Sifter: Agent-Based Ontology-Driven Search over Heterogeneous Databases Using Semantic Web Services M Chowdhury, A Damiano, H Jeong… – IFIP Lecture Notes in …, 2011 – Abstract Knowledge Sifter is a scaleable agent-based system that supports access to  heterogeneous information sources such as the Web, open-source repositories, XML- databases and the emerging Semantic Web. User query specification is supported by a … Cached

Reasoning with large ontologies stored in relational databases: The OntoMinD approach L Al-Jadir, C Parent… – Data & Knowledge Engineering, 2010 – Elsevier A major obstacle to the development of ontologies in support of the Semantic Web is the  poor capability of current ontology techniques to handle very large ontologies, in particular  regarding scalability of reasoners. This paper builds on the assumption that very large … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 2 versions

SORGOdb: Superoxide Reductase Gene Ontology curated DataBase [PDF] from biomedcentral.comC Lucchetti-Miganeh, D Goudenège… – BMC …, 2011 – Distance trees and alignments for each SORGOdb classes and subclasses. The Dx-SOR  (Figure A) and Class II-related SOR (Figure B) trees, based on genetic distances, were  constructed using ClustalW and UPGMA algorithm. Clade divisions are illustrated by … Related articles – All 8 versions

Ontologies Acquisition from Relational Databases [PDF] from ccsenet.orgS Zhou, G Meng… – Computer and Information Science, 2010 – Abstract Ontologies play an important role in solving the problem of semantic heterogeneity  of heterogeneous data sources. The ontology acquisition from the relational database is one  of the fundamental technologies on the information integration field. Ontology acquisition … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 4 versions

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Ontologies versus relational databases: are they so different? A comparison C Martinez-Cruz, IJ Blanco… – Artificial Intelligence Review, 2011 – Springer Abstract Two main data models are currently used for representing knowledge and  information in computer systems. Database models, especially relational databases, have  been the leader in last few decades, enabling information to be efficiently stored and … Related articles

SoftFacts: A top-k retrieval engine for ontology mediated access to relational databases [PDF] from cnr.itU Straccia – Systems Man and Cybernetics (SMC), 2010 IEEE …, 2010 – Abstract We outline SoftFacts, an ontology mediated top-k information retrieval system over  relational databases. An ontology layer is used to define (in terms of a OWL-QL like  Semantic Web language) the relevant abstract concepts and relations of the application … Cited by 6 – Related articles – All 3 versions

Tool for Translating Relational Databases Schema into Ontology for Semantic Web S Zhou, G Meng, H Ling… – Education Technology and …, 2010 – Abstract Success of the Semantic Web depends on mass creation of computer  understandable data. Ontology plays more and more important role in creating such  semantic data on the Semantic Web. Now there are tools used to generate ontology from … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 3 versions

Construction and application of an electronic spatiotemporal expression profile and gene ontology analysis platform based on the EST database of the silkworm, … [PDF] from insectscience.orgLP Gan, WY Zhang, YS Niu, L Xu, J Xi… – Journal of Insect …, 2010 – BioOne Abstract An Expressed Sequence Tag (EST) is a short sub-sequence of a transcribed cDNA  sequence. ESTs represent gene expression and give good clues for gene expression  analysis. Based on EST data obtained from NCBI, an EST analysis package was … Related articles – All 6 versions

Ontology Generator from Relational Database Based on Jena [PDF] from ccsenet.orgS Zhou, H Ling, M Han… – Computer and Information Science, 2010 – Abstract There are a lot of difficulties in the ontology generation from relational database  such as unclear generation approaches, un-unified ontology languages and so on. So in  order to provide unified ontology and improve the quality of ontology generation, … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 6 versions

Storing fuzzy ontology in fuzzy relational database F Zhang, Z Ma, L Yan… – Database and Expert Systems …, 2011 – Springer Information imprecision and uncertainty exist in many real-world applications and for this  reason fuzzy ontologies have been extensively investigated and increasingly created.  Therefore, it is critical to develop scalable and efficient fuzzy ontology storage mechanism. … Related articles – All 2 versions

A high-efficiency ontology storage and query method based on relational database S Wang… – Electrical and Control Engineering (ICECE) …, 2011 – Abstract This paper presents a relational database-based ontology storage method-ORDB.  Using the structural table of relational database to store OWL ontology, take advantage of  RDBMS’s efficient retrieval and matching speed, and SQL languages’ high degree of non- … Related articles

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The role of class dependencies in designing ontology-based databases C Chakroun, L Bellatreche… – … conference on On the move to …, 2011 – Abstract Recently, an important number of applications are producing and manipulating  mountains of ontological data. Managing them efficiently needs the development of scalable  solutions. Ontology-based databases (OBDB) are one of these solutions. An OBDB stores …

Toward an ontology-based framework for clinical research databases Y Megan Kong, C Dahlke, Q Xiang, Y Qian… – Journal of biomedical …, 2010 – Elsevier Clinical research includes a wide range of study designs from focused observational studies  to complex interventional studies with multiple study arms, treatment and assessment  events, and specimen procurement procedures. Participant characteristics from case … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 6 versions

Research on Method About Relational Database Storing OWL Ontology J Luo… – Computer Engineering, 2010 – OWL is a language that depicts semantics of ontology. It not only provides the strong  semantic expression, but presents content that computer can be understandable. In the area  of storage and managing megadata, the relevant techniques of relational database are … Cited by 2 – Related articles – Cached – All 2 versions

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SEARCHING IN MOBILE TERMINAL BY USING ONTOLOGY DATABASE JM Seok, JW Jeon, YJ Kim… – US Patent App. 13/070,316, 2011 – Google Patents An apparatus and method search for data in a mobile terminal by using an ontology  database. A function and data of the mobile terminal are managed in an ontology database.  A keyword is received through a search function. Using the ontology database, one or … All 2 versions

[HTML] The Human Studies Database project: federating human studies design data using the Ontology of Clinical Research [HTML] from nih.govI Sim, S Carini, S Tu, R Wynden… – AMIA Summits on …, 2010 – Abstract Human studies, encompassing interventional and observational studies, are the  most important source of evidence for advancing our understanding of health, disease, and  treatment options. To promote discovery, the design and results of these studies should be … Cited by 4 – Related articles – All 8 versions

Querying of distributed databases using neutral ontology model for query front end TJ Wilmering, DA Van Rossum, J Yuan… – US Patent …, 2010 – Google Patents According to an embodiment, a method includes constructing a neutral ontology model of a  query front end characterized by ontology schemata which subsume the plurality of different  databases on the network in order to provide a common semantic interface for use in … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 3 versions

Querying Data and an Associated Ontology in a Database Management System L Lim, H Wang… – US Patent App. 12/711,682, 2010 – Google Patents A method, apparatus, and computer program for querying data and an associated ontology  in a database. An ontology is associated with data in database. Responsive to receiving a  query from a requestor, relational data in the database is identified using the query to form …

Mapping Relational Databases into Ontologies through a Graph-based Formal Model S Yang… – Semantics Knowledge and Grid (SKG), 2010 …, 2010 – Abstract One of key issues of the Semantic Web applications is the lack of semantic data  (ontologies). Although the vast majority of data are stored in the popular relational  databases, they are still not easily available for many next generation Web applications. … Related articles – All 3 versions

Automatic fuzzy semantic web ontology learning from fuzzy object-oriented database model F Zhang, Z Ma, G Fan… – Database and Expert Systems …, 2011 – Springer How to construct Web ontologies that meet applications’ needs has become a key  technology to enable the Semantic Web. Manual development of ontologies remains a  cumbersome and time-consuming task. In real-world applications, however, information is … Cited by 3 – Related articles – All 3 versions

Short Communication: Ontology extraction from relational database: Concept hierarchy as background knowledge HA Santoso, SC Haw… – Knowledge-Based Systems, 2011 – Abstract Relational Database (RDB) has been widely used as the back-end database of  information system. Contains a wealth of high-quality information, RDB provides conceptual  model and metadata needed in the ontology construction. However, most of the existing … Related articles

A design methodology of ontology based database applications L Bellatreche, Y Ait-Ameur… – Logic Journal of IGPL, 2011 – Oxford Univ Press Abstract Recently, ontologies emerge in various domains and different communities. For  instance, in the database area, they are used to facilitate data exchange and integration, in  the Semantic Web field, to describe terms, retrieve information and interconnect Web … Cited by 5 – Related articles – All 3 versions

Querying data and an associated ontology in a database management system L Lim, H Wang, M Wang – US Patent 7,693,812, 2010 – Google Patents (57) ABSTRACT A method, apparatus, and computer program for querying data and an  associated ontology in a database. An ontology is associated with data in database.  Responsive to receiving a query from a requestor, relational data in the database is … Cited by 4 – Related articles – All 3 versions

Efficient Finding Relationship between Individuals in a Mass Ontology Database D Seo, HK Koo, S Lee, P Kim, H Jung… – U-and E-Service, Science …, 2011 – Springer Recently, as ontology is used in the semantic web, the amount of ontology instances is  increasing explosively. Today’s world is complex, and so are the relationships within most  knowledge domains. Especially a very complicated relationship cannot easily be …

An Approach for Ontology Construction Based on Relational Database [PDF] from sciacademypublisher.comX Zhou – International Journal of Research and Reviews …, 2011 – Abstract Ontology building plays a key role in ontology engineering research area, however  ontology construction is a time consumes and tedious work, this paper presents an  approach for semi-automatically building ontology by relational database schema and use … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 2 versions

Ontology Query Languages for Ontology-Based Databases S Jean, YA Ameur… – Data warehousing design and …, 2010 – ABSTRACT Current databases and their associated languages allow a user to exploit data  according to their logical model. Usually, there is a gap between this logical model and the  actual concepts represented. As a consequence, exploiting, exchanging and integrating … All 5 versions

From Thesaurus Towards Ontologies in Large Legal Databases ÁS Ferrer, CF Hernández… – Approaches to Legal Ontologies, 2011 – Springer We are in the middle of an historical paradigm shift. It is a change similar in scale to those  confronting the Library of Alexandria, twenty-two centuries ago. Metadata, indexes and  taxonomies were the paradigm during the age of paper and print, and librarians and … Related articles – All 2 versions

[PDF] An Ontology-Based Integration for Knowledgebases and Relational Databases [PDF] from kpi.uaL Globa, M Ternovoy… – CAD Systems in Microelectronics ( …, 2011 – Abstract-an ontology-based interaction system designing approach for the integration  heterogeneous information sources and knowledgebases are given in the paper. Keywords- ontology, knowledgebase, relational database, metadata-base, query. Related articles – View as HTML – All 2 versions

QuakeTables: A Federated Ontology-Based Database System for Geoscience R Al-Ghanmi, D McLeod… – AGU Fall Meeting …, 2010 – Abstract QuakeTables is an ontology-based infrastructure that supports the diverse data  types and federated data sets needed to support large-scale modeling of inter-seismic and  tectonic processes using boundary element, finite element and analytic applications. This …

Ontology and database mapping enables interoperability of asynchronous systems Y Wu, Y Tao, J Wang… – Signal Processing Systems ( …, 2010 – Abstract Along with the economy development and fierce competition, enterprises realized  the importance of collaboration between each other. Researches about enterprises  collaboration become hit topic today, as the internet technology’s application was adopted … Cited by 1 – Related articles

Research on Storage of Geo-Ontology in Relational Database Y Huang… – Information Engineering and Electronic …, 2010 – Abstract Geo-ontology researches on detailed connotation and hierarchy relationships of  geographic spatial information concepts at different levels and application directions in  geographic information science domain, and giving semantic identification of concepts. … Related articles

Bioinformatics Database Integration Based on Biomedical Ontology S Qiu, Y Wang, L Juan, M Teng… – International Journal of …, 2011 – The essential work of Bioinformatics is the analysis of large scale data. Molecular biology  databases, which store diverse kinds of biological data, have been paid more and more  attentions nowadays. However, current analysis of molecular biology databases is limited … Related articles

Mapping integrity constraint ontology to relational databases DT Ouyang, XJ Cui… – The Journal of China Universities of Posts …, 2010 – Elsevier Integrity constraint is a formula that checks whether all necessary information has been  explicitly provided. It can be added into ontology to guarantee the data-centric application. In  this paper, a set of constraint axioms called IC-mapping axioms are stated. Based on … Related articles – All 3 versions

Using ontologies in database preservation [PDF] from uminho.ptRAP Freitas… – 2011 – This paper addresses the problematic Digital Preservation and focuses on the conceptual  model within a specific class of digital objects: Relational Databases. Previously, a neutral  format was adopted to pursue the goal of platform independence and to achieve a … Related articles – All 2 versions

Ontology extraction from relational database: Concept hierarchy as background knowledge HA Santoso, SC Haw… – Knowledge-Based Systems, 2010 – Elsevier Relational Database (RDB) has been widely used as the back-end database of information  system. Contains a wealth of high-quality information, RDB provides conceptual model and  metadata needed in the ontology construction. However, most of the existing ontology … Cited by 1 – Related articles

Ontology-Based Discovering of Geographic Databases Content [PDF] from icaci.orgA Mechouche, N Abadie, E Prouteau… – Advances in Cartography …, 2011 – Springer Nowadays, the amount of geographic data is permanently increasing. One key issue to take  advantage of these data is to be able to evaluate their fitness for use and their complexity.  We describe in this paper a system enabling a user to discover the content of geographic … Related articles – All 2 versions

Ontology Automatic Constructing Based on Relational Database P Liu, X Wang, A Bao… – Grid and Cooperative …, 2010 – Abstract Ontologies are often used to achieve interoperability between the nodes in the grid  and the cloud. At present, most ontologies are built manually by the experts in the field. A  new method aiming at ontology learning based on relational database is proposed. By … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 3 versions

Ontologies and Database Management System Technology for The National Map [PDF] from rncan.gc.caN Wiegand – … : The International Journal for Geographic Information …, 2010 – UT Press Given new semantic technologies and the US Geological Survey’s vision to enhance the  National Map (TNM), this article explores potential uses of ontologies in TNM. Examples are  given for data organization, query expansion, feature-based modelling, and a linked … Cited by 1 – All 4 versions

Study on Database Construction Scheme of Market Ontology for Internet Medicine Enterprises Y LU, B DUN, F CHEN… – Computer, 2011 – The ontology information management platform of internet medicine market is the basis of  the secure and stable development for internet medicine market. Meanwhile, it is also the  important carrier of the government’s effective supervision. Moreover, the database of … Related articles – Cached

Semi-automatically building ontologies from relational databases [PDF] from Yang, Y Zheng… – Computer Science and Information …, 2010 – Abstract Semantic Web applications meet a serious problem in practice: the shortage of  semantic data (ontologies). Since the vast majority of data are still stored in relational  databases, they are unavailable for the most next generation Web applications, such as … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 2 versions

Semi-Automatic Discovery of Meaningful Ontology from a Relational Database DB Witherspoon – 2011 – Abstract: Many legacy relational databases are hidden behind business layers containing  semantic in-formation describing the data contained within the tables of the database. With  the creation of the Semantic Web some databases have been exposed utilizing this … Cached

A genaric framework for evaluation of ontology to relational database transformation process SA Khan… – Information and Emerging Technologies ( …, 2010 – Abstract Ontology can be considered as a well defined semantic enabled data structure for  efficient representation of web data. Relational Databases offers an efficient persistent  storage and retrieval, and hence considered a good solution for ontology storage. … Related articles

Construction of ontologies from object-oriented database models F Zhang, ZM Ma… – Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, 2011 – IOS Press The Semantic Web aims at creating ontology-based and machine-processable Web content,  and thus the success and proliferation of the Semantic Web depends on quickly and cheaply  constructing Web ontologies. Currently, huge amounts of data are stored in database … Related articles

The ontology of dimensionality for anthropological database modeling NV Serov – Automatic Documentation and Mathematical …, 2010 – Springer Abstract The properties of complexly structured application domains on anthropology have  been considered, with the relevant limit conditions being specified. It has been shown that if  these conditions are taken into consideration, the centuries-old reproducibility of … Related articles – All 4 versions

Querying Data and an Associated Ontology in a Database Management System L Lim, H Wang… – US Patent App. 20,100/145,986, 2010 – 1. A computer implemented method for querying relational data and semi-structured  ontology data in a database, the computer implemented method comprising: associating  ontological data in an ontology with relational data in a database; creating a virtual view … Cached

[PDF] On using database techniques for generating ontology mappings [PDF] from world-comp.orgCR Rivero, I Hernández, D Ruiz… – 2011 – Abstract-In the Semantic Web, there are a variety of ontologies, which motivates the need  for integrating them. Integration tasks rely on the use of relationships amongst the integrated  ontologies, known as mappings. The literature reports on a number of techniques to … View as HTML

Applying an Ontology Learning Methodology to a Relational Database: University Case Study R Gil, MJ Martin-Bautista… – … Computing (ICSC), 2010 …, 2010 – Abstract Important knowledge can be recovered from relational database (RDB) associated  with some information system specific domains and converted to semantics. Studying the  processes and Methodological Resources (MR) for this conversion has gained relevance … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 4 versions

From Temporal Databases to Ontology Versioning N Sassi, Z Brahmia, W Jaziri… – 2010 – AbsTRACT The problem of versioning is present in several application areas, such as  temporal databases, real-time computing and ontologies. This problem is generally defined  as managing changes in a timely manner without loss of existing data. However, ontology … Cited by 2 – Related articles – All 3 versions

A hybrid approach for relating OWL 2 ontologies and relational databases E Vysniauskas, L Nemuraite… – Perspectives in Business …, 2010 – Springer Relating Semantic Web ontologies with relational databases becomes a topical problem as  ontologies provide more and richer capabilities for accessing information that is currently  closed in heterogeneous and distributed sources eg relational databases. The growing … Cited by 6 – Related articles – All 2 versions

Integration Ontology for Distributed Database J Aguilar, R Martinez… – IFIP Advances in Information and …, 2011 – Abstract In this work we will study the problem of the design of the” Integration Model for  Distributed Database System”. We particularly design the canonical model through the  ontological handling of the information. The ontology is designed in a way that allows the … Cached

A semi-automated approach to transforming database schemas into ontology language AM Iqbal, A Moh’d… – Electrical and Computer …, 2011 – Abstract Transforming database schemas into an ontology language opens the door wide to  the many advantages offered by the Semantic Web. Industries in particular can benefit from  intelligent systems (eg, decision-support systems) arising from such transformations. In … Related articles

Constructing Ontology-based Petroleum Exploration Database for Knowledge Discovery JK Ge… – Applied Mechanics and Materials, 2010 – Trans Tech Publ Abstract Volumes of petroleum resources data are archived in different companies. Complex  geospatial heterogeneous data structures complicate the accessibility and presentation of  data in petroleum industries. Objectives of the current research are to integrate the data … Cited by 1 – Related articles – All 2 versions

REVERSIBLE LOSSLESS TRANSFORMATION FROM OWL 2 ONTOLOGIES INTO RELATIONAL DATABASES [PDF] from ktu.ltE Vyšniauskas, L Nemuraite, R Butleris… – … Technology And Control, 2011 – Abstract The goal of the paper is to define reversible, information preserving transformation  from OWL 2ontologies into relational databases using our proposed hybrid approach, when  a part of ontology constructs is directlyrepresented by relational database structures and …

OXDBS: extension of a native XML database system with validation by consistency checking of OWL-DL ontologies CP Neumann, T Fischer… – … Database Engineering & Applications …, 2010 – Abstract Native XML database systems provide mature technology for persisting XML data  and documents. Ontologies are often represented as XML-based documents like OWL-DL  ontologies which allow for semantic consistency checking by formal description logic. … Related articles – All 2 versions

[PDF] Enhancing connection between ontologies and databases with OWL 2 concepts and SPARQL [PDF] from ktu.ltE Vysniauskas, L Nemuraite, A Sukys… – Information …, 2010 – Abstract. The goal of the paper is to present the enhanced database schema for storing  ontologies considering new features of OWL 2 and possibilities of querying these ontologies  using SPARQL. The growing size of ontologies and the scope of their applications require … Cited by 2 – Related articles

Using an integrated ontology database to categorize web pages R Bai, X Wang… – Advances in Computer Science and Information …, 2010 – Springer As we know, current classification methods are mostly based on the VSM (Vector Space  Model), which only accounts for term frequency in the documents, and ignores important  semantic relationships between key terms. We proposed a system that uses an integrated … Related articles – All 3 versions

Hybrid Method for Storing and Querying Ontologies in Databases [PDF] from ktu.ltE Vysniauskas, L Nemuraite… – Electronics and Electrical …, 2011 – Abstract The goal of the paper is to present a method based on reversible, information  preserving transformations and transformation algorithms between OWL 2 ontology and  relational database (OWL2ToRDB). The authors propose the hybrid approach, when a …

[PDF] Automatic Generation of Ontology Based on Database [PDF] from jofcis.comL ZHANG… – Journal of Computational Information Systems, 2011 – Abstract Ontology resources are more and more important for organizing knowledge. It has  become an important task to improve the efficiency of ontology construction for ontology  applications. How to generate ontology automatically from database resources is an … Related articles – View as HTML

Integrating Ontologies in Database Scheme: Ontology-Based Views Conceptual Modeling O Sy, M Lo… – Signal-Image Technology and Internet- …, 2010 – Abstract In this paper, we propose an approach to integrate the domain ontology life cycle in  database scheme process design. To this end, we lay down that:(i) the ANSI/X3/SPARC  architecture is used as modeling framework,(ii) ontology and data semantics are both … Related articles – All 3 versions

Approach to transform relational database to semantic-rich ontology C JIANG… – Application Research of Computers, 2011 – Large amounts of data stored in relational databases in network. How to make use of these  data resource to build domain ontology is one of the tasks of achieving semantic Web. This  paper developed a set of general transformation rules, especially analysed semantic on … Related articles – Cached

A METHOD AND MODULE FOR CREATING A RELATIONAL DATABASE SCHEMA FROM AN ONTOLOGY A Schmeink, S Geisler, A Brauers… – EP Patent …, 2011 – Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV (Groenewoudseweg 1, 5621 BA Eindhoven, NL,; AT,; BE,;  BG,; CH,; CY,; CZ,; DK,; EE,; ES,; FI,; FR,; GB,; GR,; HR,; HU,; IE,; IS,; IT,; LI,; LT,; LU,; LV,;  MC,; MK,; MT,; NL,; NO,; PL,; PT,; RO,; SE,; SI,; SK,; SM,; TR) Cached

Research on the data integration for well history databases based on ontology M CUI, Y ZHAI, X ZHANG… – Information Technology, 2011 – CUI Meng1, 2, ZHAI Ying-hu1, ZHANG Xiu-ling2, YU Yang2 (1. MOE Key Laboratory of  Petroleum Engineering, China University of Petroleum, Beijing 102249, China; 2. CNPC  Drilling Research Institute, Beijing 100195, China) Related articles – Cached

Learning Ontologies with Deep Class Hierarchies by Mining the Content of Relational Databases F Cerbah – Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Management, 2010 – Springer Relational databases are valuable sources for ontology learning. Previous work showed  how precise ontologies can be learned and be fruitfully exploited to solve practical  problems, such as ensuring integration and interoperation of heterogeneous databases. … Related articles – All 2 versions

Preliminary Study on Mutual Transformation of XML Document and Database Records Based on Gene Ontology L Deqin, B Yunfeng, B Wenbin… – Agriculture Network …, 2010 – Luan Deqin1, 2, Bai Yunfeng1, Bao Wenbin2, Chen Guohong2 (1. Institute of Agricultural  Resources and Environment, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Science, Nanjing 210014,  China; 2. College of Animal Science and Technology, Yangzhou University, Yangzhou … Related articles – Cached

Context Management Using Ontology and Object Relational Database (ORDBMS) in a Pervasive Environment B Vanathi… – Advances in Networks and Communications, 2011 – Springer Applications must adjust their behavior to every changing surroundings. Adjustment means  proper capture, management and reasoning of context. This paper proposes representation  of context in a hierarchical form and storing of context data in an object relational … Related articles – All 2 versions

Construction of Fuzzy OWL Ontologies Using Fuzzy Relational Databases LV Yan-hui – Journal of Chinese Computer Systems, 2011 – Classical OWL ontologies can not directly represent and process fuzzy knowledge that is  widespread in many Semantic Web applications. Considering the advantage of fuzzy  relational databases in the representation and management of fuzzy data, construction of … Related articles – Cached

[CITATION] Ontosync: Synchronizing Ontologies and Databases for System Spanning Queries A Kupfer – 2010 – Sierke Library Search

A semantic expansion method of keywords query based on Ontology over relational database J XI, G LIU, J TANG, R QI… – Journal of Yanshan University, 2010 – At present, in the query of relational database, matching is performed mainly according to  the syntax of the keywords, instead of the semantic relation between data, which lead to an  undesirable query results. In order to improve the query effect, combining with the concept … Related articles – Cached

A framework proposal for ontologies usage in marketing databases F Pinto, T Guarda… – Model and Data Engineering, 2011 – Springer The knowledge extraction in databases has being known as a long term and interactive  project. Nevertheless the complexity and different options for the knowledge achievement  here is a research opportunity that could be explored, throughout the ontologies support. … Related articles – All 2 versions

Ontology databases [PDF] from uoregon.eduPJF Le Pendu – 2010 – On the one hand, ontologies provide a means of formally specifying complex descriptions  and relationships about information in a way that is expressive yet amenable to automated  processing and reasoning. When data are annotated using terms from an ontology, the … Related articles – Library Search – All 3 versions

Toward enhanced Natural Language Processing to databases: Building a specific domain Ontology derived from database conceptual model R Khamis… – … and Systems (INFOS), 2010 The 7th …, 2010 – Abstract Natural Language Interface to database NLIDB applications achieve great success  when dealing with simple user requests, however most of NLIDB applications fail  dramatically when users issue indirect or sophisticated requests. One modern approach to … Related articles

Relational database as a source of ontology creation [PDF] from imcsit.orgZ Telnarova – … Technology (IMCSIT), Proceedings of the 2010 …, 2010 – Abstract The article headed “Relational database as a source of an ontology creation” deals  with mapping relational data into ontology, or filling ontology with data from relational  databases. It describes the issue of mapping database schemas (particularly relational … Related articles – All 3 versions

A METHOD AND MODULE FOR CREATING A RELATIONAL DATABASE SCHEMA FROM AN ONTOLOGY A SCHMEINK, S GEISLER… – WO Patent WO/2010/067,301, 2010 – Abstract: A method for creating a relational database schema is provided. The method  comprises accessing (110, 210) a reference ontology (101) comprising a first number of  concepts and a second number of properties, selecting (120, 220) a first set of concepts … Cached – All 2 versions

[PDF] Mapping between Relational Databases and OWL Ontologies: an Example [PDF] from lu.lvG Bumans – Scientific Papers University of Latvia, 2010 – This paper shows how relational databases can be used to define a bridging mechanism  between relational database and OWL ontology. We demonstrate on a simple yet  completely elaborated example how mapping information stored in relational tables can … Related articles – View as HTML – All 2 versions

[PDF] NATURAL LANGUAGE QUERY PROCESSING IN ONTOLOGY BASED MULTIMEDIA DATABASES [PDF] from UL – 2010 – … to increase the matches between query words and the words in the ontology. 3.2 Natural Language Interfaces Over Video Databases 3.2.1 BilVideo BilVideo [23] is a video database system which supports spatio-temporal, semantic and low level feature queries . …  Related articles – View as HTML

Databases and Ontologies for Affinity Binders DJ Sherman, N Golenetskaya – 2010 – Overview of advances in defining ontologies and building knowledge bases for affinity  binders, over the four years of the ProteomeBinders project. Presented at the Affinomics/ ProteomeBinders workshop at the Møller Center, Churchill College, Cambridge University … All 2 versions

Ontology-based cooperation of information systems: contributions to database-to-ontology mapping and XML-to-ontology mapping [PDF] from archives-ouvertes.frR Ghawi – 2010 – Cette thèse traite le domaine de coopération des systèmes d’informations basée sur les  ontologies. Nous proposons une architecture globale, appelée OWSCIS, qui se base sur les  ontologies et les services-web pour la coopération des systèmes d’informations distribués … Related articles – All 7 versions

[PDF] DATABASE XML SUPPORT ONTOLOGY SYSTEM ON BIODIVERSITY INFORMATION [PDF] from Prasetyo… – Faculty of Industrial Technology, 2011 – In the development of web technology today, information is displayed in web page is only understandable  by humans. Where the presented information, represent by using the commands HTML (Hypertext  Markup Language) in order to be displayed by your web browser. But in its development, …  View as HTML – All 2 versions