A Framework for Integrating Ontologies and Pattern-Bases

A Framework for Integrating Ontologies and Pattern-Bases

Evangelos Kotsifakos (University of Piraeus, Greece), Gerasimos Marketos (University of Piraeus, Greece) and Yannis Theodoridis (University of Piraeus, Greece)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-618-1.ch012
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Pattern Base Management Systems (PBMS) have been introduced as an effective way to manage the high volume of patterns available nowadays. PBMS provide pattern management functionality in the same way where a Database Management System provides data management functionality. However, not all the extracted patterns are interesting; some are trivial and insignificant because they do not make sense according to the domain knowledge. Thus, in order to automate the pattern evaluation process, we need to incorporate the domain knowledge in it. We propose the integration of PBMS and Ontologies as a solution to the need of many scientific fields for efficient extraction of useful information from large databases and the exploitation of knowledge. In this chapter, we describe the potentiality of this integration and the issues that should be considered introducing an XML-based PBMS. We use a case study of data mining over scientific (seismological) data to illustrate the proposed PBMS and ontology integrated environment.

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Hector Oscar Nigro, Sandra Elizabeth Gonzalez Cisaro, Daniel Hugo Xodo
Chapter 1
Sofia Stamou, Alexandros Ntoulas, Dimitris Christodoulakis
In this paper we study how we can organize the continuously proliferating Web content into topical cate-gories, also known as Web directories. In... Sample PDF
TODE: An Ontology-Based Model for the Dynamic Population of Web Directories
Chapter 2
Xuan Zhou, James Geller
This chapter introduces Raising as an operation which is used as a pre-processing step for Data Mining. In the Web Marketing Project, people’s... Sample PDF
Raising, to Enhance Rule Mining in Web Marketing with the Use of an Ontology
Chapter 3
Brigitte Trousse, Marie-Aude Aufaure, Bénédicte Le Grand, Yves Lechevallier, Florent Masseglia
This chapter proposes an original approach for ontology management in the context of Web-based information systems. Our approach relies on the usage... Sample PDF
Web Usage Mining for Ontology Management
Chapter 4
Minh Hai Pham, Delphine Bernhard, Gayo Diallo, Radja Messai, Michel Simonet
Clustering similar documents is a difficult task for text data mining. Difficulties stem especially from the way documents are translated into... Sample PDF
SOM-Based Clustering of Multilingual Documents Using an Ontology
Chapter 5
Ana Isabel Canhoto
The use of automated systems to collect, process and analyse vast amounts of data is now integral to the operations of many corporations and... Sample PDF
Ontology-Based Interpretation and Validation of Mined Knowledge: Normative and Cognitive Factors in Data Mining
Chapter 6
Amandeep S. Sidhu, Tharam S. Dillon, Elizabeth Chang
Traditional approaches to integrate protein data generally involved keyword searches, which immediately excludes unannotated or poorly annotated... Sample PDF
Data Integration Through Protein Ontology
Chapter 7
Josiane Mothe, Nathalie Hernandez
This chapter introduces a method re-using a thesaurus built for a given domain, in order to create new resources of a higher semantic level in the... Sample PDF
TtoO: Mining a Thesaurus and Texts to Build and Update a Domain Ontology
Chapter 8
Stanley Loh, Daniel Lichtnow, Thyago Borges, Gustavo Piltcher
This chapter investigates different aspects in the construction of a domain ontology to a content-based recommender system. The recommender systems... Sample PDF
Evaluating the Construction of Domain Ontologies for Recommender Systems Based on Texts
Chapter 9
Vania Bogorny, Paulo Martins Engel, Luis Otavio Alavares
This chapter introduces the problem of mining frequent geographic patterns and spatial association rules from geographic databases. In the... Sample PDF
Enhancing the Process of Knowledge Discovery in Geographic Databases Using Geo-Ontologies
Chapter 10
Peter Brezany, Ivan Janciak, A Min Tjoa
This chapter introduces an ontology-based framework for automated construction of complex interactive data mining workflows as a means of improving... Sample PDF
Ontology-Based Construction of Grid Data Mining Workflows
Chapter 11
Shastri L. Nimmagadda, Heinz Dreher
Several issues of database organization of petroleum industries have been highlighted. Complex geo-spatial heterogeneous data structures complicate... Sample PDF
Ontology-Based Data Warehousing and Mining Approaches in Petroleum Industries
Chapter 12
Evangelos Kotsifakos, Gerasimos Marketos, Yannis Theodoridis
Pattern Base Management Systems (PBMS) have been introduced as an effective way to manage the high volume of patterns available nowadays. PBMS... Sample PDF
A Framework for Integrating Ontologies and Pattern-Bases
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