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Ontology Mapping with domain specific agents in the AQUA Question Answering system

This paper describes a domain specific multi-agent ontology-mapping solution in the AQUA query answering system. In order to incorporate uncertainty inherent to the mapping process, the system uses the Dempster-Shafer model for dealing with incomplete and uncertain information produced during the mapping. A novel approach is presented how specialized agents with partial local knowledge of the particular domain achieve ontology mapping without creating global or reference ontology. Our approach is particularly fit for a query-answering scenario, where answer needs to be created in real time that satisfies the query posed by the user.

ID: kmi-05-03

Date: 2005

Author(s): Miklos Nagy, Maria Vargas-Vera, Enrico Motta

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