The presentation made at the successful defense of my graduate thesis towards an ontology and canvas for strongly sustainable business models: a systemic desi. The techniques introduced in this thesis, offers a semi-automated way for synchronizing an ontology with the application domain model using owl integrity constraints, as well as efficient and highly expressive query language sparql-dlnot that allows to formulate complex owl queries the sparql- dlnot query. An ontology, autonomous and distributed applications can meaningfully communicate to exchange data and make transactions interoperate independently of their internal technologies the main goal of this thesis is to present methodological principles for ontology engineering to guide ontology builders towards building. Org – phd thesis summary 136 phd thesis summary: the ontology of money: institutions, power and collective intentionality georgios papadopoulos phd in philosophy and economics, january 2015 erasmus university rotterdam the aim of the thesis is to revisit elementary questions about the nature. Ontology-based arabic documents classification ،صاخلا ي هج جا ه ام إ لا لا هذه ه ع م شا ام نأب قأ ه لإ اش ا م ام ءا ث اب أ يم ع بقل أ ج لي ل لبق نم م ق مل اه م ء ج يأ أ لكك لا لا هذه ن ا ، امثيح ى خأ ثحب أ م ع ؤم يأ ى ل يثحب declaration the work provided in this thesis, unless otherwise referenced, is the researcher's own work, and has not. Ontology applications to social n dr alexandre viej department of comp i malik imran daud ontology-based access control in open scenarios applications to social networks and the cloud doctoral thesis advisors dr alexandre viejo and dr david sánchez department of computer engineering and.
This is first and foremost a research project into study planning at the university of agder what tools are available for students now, and can an ontology help make it easier having a plan for your education is important, and not having proper tools for this can be a frustration for many students in this thesis i propose an. The relevance of alignment incoherence and strategies to resolve alignment incoherence are in the center of this thesis after an introduction to syntax and semantics of ontologies and alignments, the importance of alignment coherence is discussed from different perspectives on the one hand, it is argued that alignment. Used in this thesis, such as: mde, uml, ontology foundations, description logic and owl 2 chapter 3 describes the related work the related work is categorized according to the problems discussed in the rest of the chapters chapter 4 discusses the translations of uml class diagram concepts, dpf.
Towards methodological principles for ontology engineering a thesis submitted by mustafa jarrar for the degree of doctor of philosophy vrije universiteit brussel faculty of science may 2005 promoter: professor dr robert meersman. Enhancing ontology matching using logic-based reasoning master's thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of science (msc) in computational logic by xichuan wu registration number 3736186 at the faculty of computer science, at the dresden university of. Department of mathematics and computer science msc thesis design and implementation of a linked open data ontology repository with support for ontology comparision chen cai [email protected] august 12, 2013 supervisor : dr g h l fletcher software engineering tutor: ir m r henrichs academic research. Ontology (introduced in 1606) is the philosophical study of the nature of being, becoming, existence, or reality, as well as the basic categories of being and their relations traditionally listed as a part of the major branch of philosophy known as metaphysics, ontology often deals with questions concerning what entities exist.
Impact of research philosophy on the choice of research method ontology in business studies fortunately, you don't have to discuss ontology in great depth when writing a dissertation in business studies several paragraphs to one page will suffice for a dissertation on bachelor's or master's level, whereas you can devote. I am into a theory course in a ba(hons) on my way (hopefully) to a doctorate in creative writing, and testing these waterswant to suggest a research hierarchy that goes philosophy, epistemology, ontology, theory, methodology, methods where the thesis/work is traced/connected to greater or lesser extents. Portions of the material in this thesis have previously appeared in the following publications: • j yu, j a thom, and a tam evaluating ontology criteria for requirements in a ge- ographic travel domain in proceedings of 4th international conference on ontologies databases and applications of semantics (odbase).
Examined a dissertation titled “ontology-based methods for disease similarity estimation and drug repositioning” presented by sachin mathur, candidate for the doctor of philosophy degree, and certify that in their opinion it is worthy of acceptance supervisory committee deendayal dinakarpandian, md, phd, ms. This thesis investigates the quality of ontology design patterns the main contribution of the thesis is a theoretically grounded and partially empirically evaluated quality model for such patterns including a set of quality characteristics , indicators, measurement methods and recommendations the quality model is based on.
Why does it take years to write a phd-thesis because of all the people who were at my side tonci vrandecic, my father, who, through the stories told about him, made me dream that anything can be achieved perica vrandecic, my mother, who showed me the truth of this dream rudi studer, my. The contributions of the thesis are threefold first, we address the issue of completing the is-a structure and alignment in ontologies and ontology networks we have formalized the problem of completing the is-a structure in ontologies as an abductive reasoning problem and developed algorithms as well as systems for. A thesis submitted to the graduate faculty in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy major: computer science by ivan bedini thesis title: deriving ontologies automatically from xml schemas applied to the b2b domain phd co-advisors: georges gardarin.
In the last decades the number of available ontologies has grown considerably these resources offer the promise of easily-accessible, open-domain ontological information, but the existence of such diverse ontologies raises the issue of information merging and reuse a comparison of available ontologies reveals both. Abstract in this thesis i provide an interpretation of kant's theories of knowledge, nature, and being in order to argue that kant's ontology is a productive ontology: it is a theory of being that includes a notion of production i aim to show that kant's epistemology and philosophy of nature are based on a theory of being as. In this thesis, we propose a reference modular ontology for the domain of data mining ontodm, directly motivated by the need for formalization of the data mining domain the ontodm ontology is designed and implemented by following ontology best practices and design principles its distinguishing feature is that it uses. These ontologies may have undesirable clinical implications when they are used to map nurse processes to patient outcomes to address this issue, this thesis places nurses at the centre of semantic collection and ontology construction method: design science methodology enables nurses to contribute their process.
Justification based explanation in ontologies a thesis submitted to the university of manchester for the degree of doctor of philosophy in the faculty of engineering and physical sciences 2011 by matthew horridge school of computer science. Ture of the entire thesis (cf fig 13): awareness of a problem in the first phase of our research, we analyze the crucial issues in the semantic web with respect to ( semantic) interoperability and, in particular, ontology matching in order to identify the major problems in this domain we have found that current matching. Thesis addresses this research gap the purpose of the study is to examine knowledge sharing in the interpersonal relationships of mnc managers, with a particular focus on knowledge sharing across borders the specific research question it addresses is, “how is knowledge being shared in the interpersonal cross-border.