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Ontonym : a collection of upper ontologies for developing pervasive systems

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dc.contributor.author Dobson, Simon
dc.contributor.author Stevenson, Graeme
dc.contributor.author Knox, Stephen
dc.contributor.author Nixon, Paddy
dc.date.accessioned 2010-12-20T13:17:52Z
dc.date.available 2010-12-20T13:17:52Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/619
dc.description peer-reviewed
dc.description.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. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Association for Computing Machinery en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Context, Information And Ontologies (CIAO 2009);
dc.subject ubiquitous computing en_US
dc.subject ontologies en_US
dc.subject context-aware computing
dc.subject information retrieval
dc.title Ontonym : a collection of upper ontologies for developing pervasive systems en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI

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