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Discovering Beaten Paths in Collaborative Ontology-Engineering Projects using Markov Chains

Simon Walk, Philipp Singer, Markus Strohmaier, Tania Tudorache, Mark A. Musen, Natalya F. Noy
2014 Journal of Biomedical Informatics  
Because no single individual has the expertise to develop such large-scale ontologies, ontology-engineering projects have evolved from small-scale efforts involving just a few domain experts to large-scale  ...  This evolution in terms of size was accompanied by an evolution in the way ontologies are engineered.  ...  Acknowledgment This work was generously funded by a Marshall Plan Scholarship with support from Graz University of Technology.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jbi.2014.06.004 pmid:24953242 pmcid:PMC4194274 fatcat:6obskhsjqjdofmq7d67bvyfcp4

How to apply Markov chains for modeling sequential edit patterns in collaborative ontology-engineering projects

Simon Walk, Philipp Singer, Markus Strohmaier, Denis Helic, Natalya F. Noy, Mark A. Musen
2015 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
With the growing popularity of large-scale collaborative ontology-engineering projects, such as the creation of the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases, we need new methods and  ...  In this paper, we present a novel application of Markov chains to model sequential usage patterns that can be found in the change-logs of collaborative ontology-engineering projects.  ...  Additionally, this work was partially funded by the DFG in the research project "PoSTs II".  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2015.07.006 fatcat:lhsvzdycpre6jpr7mbjthuzxry

How ontologies are made: Studying the hidden social dynamics behind collaborative ontology engineering projects

Markus Strohmaier, Simon Walk, Jan Pöschko, Daniel Lamprecht, Tania Tudorache, Csongor Nyulas, Mark A. Musen, Natalya F. Noy
2013 Journal of Web Semantics  
Explaining and understanding these differences will help us to better comprehend the role and importance of social factors in collaborative ontology engineering projects.  ...  This focus has led to the development of a whole arsenal of ontology-evaluation techniques that investigate the quality of ontologies as a product.  ...  Introduction Today, large-scale ontologies in fields such as biomedicine are developed collaboratively by a large set of distributed users, using tools such as collaborative Protégé [1; 2] that provide  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.websem.2013.04.001 pmid:24311994 pmcid:PMC3845806 fatcat:uxw2w344wzc2zgip24acdzcac4

A Community Network Ontology for Participatory Collaboration Mapping: Towards Collective Impact

Aldo de Moor
2018 Information  
An ontology is an explicit specification of a conceptualization.  ...  How can they do so to scale up their collaboration for collective impact? Collaborative sensemaking is at the heart of the process of communities scaling up smartly.  ...  Finally, the author wishes to express his appreciation for the constructive comments by the reviewers on an earlier version of this article.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info9070151 fatcat:6fnvihhwbnbphp2k5q4uwty6ei

Semantic Annotation and Automated Extraction of Audio-Visual Staging Patterns in Large-Scale Empirical Film Studies

Henning Agt-Rickauer, Christian Hentschel, Harald Sack
2018 International Conference on Semantic Systems  
This work is partially supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research under grant number 01UG1632B.  ...  We also collaborate with the author of Advene to develop project-specific extensions. Fig. 1 shows the setup of the project from a data management perspective.  ...  We have developed an automated process to generate the project ontology and semantic metadata of the video corpus directly from the input data using the RDF mapping language and RML tools 4 .  ... 
dblp:conf/i-semantics/Agt-RickauerHS18 fatcat:ktggai5mj5hblajutwrjnnnhmq

Incentivising use of structured language in biological descriptions: Author-driven phenotype data and ontology production

Hong Cui, James A Macklin, Joel Sachs, Anton Reznicek, Julian Starr, Bruce Ford, Lyubomir Penev, Hsin-Liang Chen
2018 Biodiversity Data Journal  
Given the right tools and appropriate attribution, the authors should be in charge of developing a project's semantics and ontology.  ...  It takes great effort to manually convert free-text narratives to a computable format before they can be used in large-scale analyses.  ...  modern, large-scale biological research projects that typically involve genomic, climatic and habitat data.  ... 
doi:10.3897/bdj.6.e29616 pmid:30473620 pmcid:PMC6235995 fatcat:pgutctogyneidpdweh4dngulze

Achieving Maturity: The State of Practice in Ontology Engineering in 2009 [chapter]

Elena Simperl, Malgorzata Mochol, Tobias Bürger, Igor O. Popov
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The survey focused on process-related issues and looked into the impact of research achievements on real-world ontology engineering projects, the complexity of particular ontology development tasks, the  ...  In this paper we give an account of the current state of practice in ontology engineering based on the findings of a six months empirical survey we performed between October 2008 and March 2009 that analysed  ...  Data analysis showed that these results were largely concentrated on large-scale ontology engineering projects.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-05151-7_17 fatcat:o4vjijvu6fbn5hzu6blezroqgy

Analysis and Prediction of User Editing Patterns in Ontology Development Projects

Hao Wang, Tania Tudorache, Dejing Dou, Natalya F. Noy, Mark A. Musen
2014 Journal on Data Semantics  
The development of real-world ontologies is a complex undertaking, commonly involving a group of domain experts with different expertise that work together in a collaborative setting.  ...  These ontologies are usually large scale and have complex structures. To assist in the authoring process, ontology tools are key at making the editing process as streamlined as possible.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by grants GM086587, EB007684, and GM103309 from the US National Institutes of Health.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13740-014-0047-3 pmid:26052350 pmcid:PMC4454427 fatcat:bebpzrlkrjbi7fkj33yrz5gpvy

From collective knowledge to intelligence

Peng Liang, Paris Avgeriou, Keqing He, Lai Xu
2010 Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Web 2.0 for Software Engineering - Web2SE '10  
In the development of large and complex systems, with a huge number of uncertain stakeholders, the requirements engineering process becomes a challenging task due to overwhelming and dynamic social interactions  ...  This paper proposes to address the challenges in the pre-requirements analysis of large and complex systems by employing the techniques from collective intelligence based on Web 2.0 tools and technologies  ...  The Ultra-Large-Scale (ULS) system, an extremely large-scale and highly complex software system, is a typical example [18] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1809198.1809208 dblp:conf/icse-web2se/0001AHX10 fatcat:sztqji5qzjdqxiidvtm422rjvm

PolicyForge: A collaborative environment for formalizing privacy policies in health care

Andras Nadas, Laszlo Juracz, Janos Sztipanovits, Mark E. Frisse, Ann J. Olsen
2013 2013 5th International Workshop on Software Engineering in Health Care (SEHC)  
The vision of PolicyForge.org is that it becomes an open repository for privacy policies at local, state and national level; provides collaboration services for discussing, interpreting, and tracking policies  ...  ; and by embedding formal policy models with relevant ontologies, it provides a wide range of services for authoring, composing, analyzing policy models, and for exporting executable version of the models  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The work presented in this paper was funded through National Science Foundation (NSF) TRUST (The Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology) Science and Technology Center Grant Number  ... 
doi:10.1109/sehc.2013.6602472 dblp:conf/icse/NadasJSFO13 fatcat:sex6qjhifzgofepq2h757hlsoy

Collaborative for Historical Information and Analysis: Vision and Work Plan

Vladimir Zadorozhny, Patrick Manning, Daniel J. Bain, Ruth Mostern
2013 Journal of World-Historical Information  
The article identifies the elements of infrastructure-building, shows how they are connected, and sets the project in the context of previous and current efforts to build large-scale historical datasets  ...  The work is conducted by the Collaborative for Historical Information and Analysis (CHIA).  ...  Building global-historical information repository: CHIA approach Rather than wait for a gradual accretion of localized projects to bring about large-scale analysis, the Collaborative is to conduct a large-scale  ... 
doi:10.5195/jwhi.2013.2 fatcat:gqp4y7i3cfet3ffkdsd4xbz4gm

Data integration in eHealth: a domain/disease specific roadmap

Jenny Ure, Rob Procter, Maryann Martone, David Porteous, Sharon Lloyd, Stephen Lawrie, Dominic Job, Richard Baldock, Alistair Philp, Dave Liewald, Frank Rakebrandt, Alan Blaikie (+25 others)
2007 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
It outlines emerging strategies, recommendations and objectives for collaboration on shared ontology-building and harmonization of data for multi-site trials in this domain.  ...  The paper documents a series of data integration workshops held in 2006 at the UK National e-Science Centre, summarizing a range of the problem/solution scenarios in multi-site and multi-scale data integration  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge the support of Generation Scotland, NeuroGrid and the UK eScience Centre for funding the workshop and NeuroGrid and Generation Scotland for funding the research  ... 
pmid:17476057 fatcat:bttorvv3s5cxhniapvi6qxveqm

inContext: A Pervasive and Collaborative Working Environment for Emerging Team Forms

Hong-Linh Truong, Schahram Dustdar, Dino Baggio, Stephane Corlosquet, Christoph Dorn, Giovanni Giuliani, Robert Gombotz, Yi Hong, Pete Kendal, Christian Melchiorre, Sarit Moretzky, Sebastien Peray (+6 others)
2008 2008 International Symposium on Applications and the Internet  
In this paper we discuss how the new techniques and algorithms for relevance-based service aggregation and context-aware service provisioning developed in the inContext project enable dynamic collaboration  ...  Collaboration environments need to exhibit capabilities for large-scale interactions, peer-to-peer communication, and dynamically adapting software services to enable efficient collaboration.  ...  Acknowledgements The inContext project is supported by the FP6 IST Programme  ... 
doi:10.1109/saint.2008.70 dblp:conf/saint/TruongDBCDGGHKMMPPRSSTY08 fatcat:wismswul3zd33hxpbjugqvfhqa

The Organizing Pattern of Interaction: A Knowledge Centric Approach

Douglas A. Druckenmiller
2008 Proceedings of the 41st Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2008)  
A case study of a collaborative research project to develop an ontological model of the social process and its use in a large scale collaborative engineering project is described.  ...  The current view of organizing activities is primarily a data-centric view. Organizing is not an end in itself but is an enabler of follow-on activities.  ...  We will examine such a structure used in a large scale collaboration engineering project later in the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2008.448 dblp:conf/hicss/Druckenmiller08 fatcat:xgomg4mvyrhabhibl2zyeqx5oy

Confucius: A Scientific Collaboration System Using Collaborative Scientific Workflows

Jia Zhang, Daniel Kuc, Shiyong Lu
2010 2010 IEEE International Conference on Web Services  
Large-scale scientific data management and analysis usually relies on many distributed scientists with diverse expertise.  ...  Based on a scientific collaboration ontology, we propose a collaboration model supported by a set of collaboration primitives and patterns.  ...  Furthermore, a large-scale scientific workflow may involve many comprising components.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icws.2010.103 dblp:conf/icws/ZhangKL10 fatcat:dlf263igufb5zpir4mbzuopzyy
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