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Qualifying Ontology-Based Visual Query Formulation [chapter]

Ahmet Soylu, Martin Giese
2015 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
This paper elaborates on ontology-based end-user visual query formulation, particularly for users who otherwise cannot/do not desire to use formal textual query languages to retrieve data due to the lack  ...  the design and development of successor visual query systems.  ...  Existing approaches for ontology-based visual query formulation are either meant for semantic search and browsing of linked data (e.g., [6, 5] ) or purely for visual query formulation (e.g., [30, 15]  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-26154-6_19 fatcat:uxuu4cbq7jb25nrve3opknbx6q

An Ontology Based Visual Tool for Query Formulation Support [chapter]

Tiziana Catarci, Tania Di Mascio, Enrico Franconi, Giuseppe Santucci, Sergio Tessaris
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The SEWASIE project aims at enabling a uniform access to heterogeneous data sources through an integrated ontology.  ...  The intelligence of the interface is driven by an ontology describing the domain of the data in the information system.  ...  Conclusions This paper has presented the first well-founded intelligent user interface for query formulation support in the context of ontology-based query processing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-39962-9_15 fatcat:ew5jz2nh7rdivc5sf6uawh2tsm

A Preliminary Approach on Ontology-Based Visual Query Formulation for Big Data [chapter]

Ahmet Soylu, Martin G. Skjæveland, Martin Giese, Ian Horrocks, Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, Evgeny Kharlamov, Dmitriy Zheleznyakov
2013 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
an ontology-based approach.  ...  In this paper, we specifically present the preliminary design and development of our ontology-based visual query system and discuss directions for addressing the Big Data effect.  ...  As such, an ontology-based VQS employs the visual representations of terms coming from an ontology (e.g., an OWL ontology) for visual query formulation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-03437-9_21 fatcat:euhhdafkhvbq5bhf2qqoqoxiye

Ontology-based end-user visual query formulation: Why, what, who, how, and which?

Ahmet Soylu, Martin Giese, Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, Evgeny Kharlamov, Dmitriy Zheleznyakov, Ian Horrocks
2016 Universal Access in the Information Society  
This article presents and argues for ontology-based visual query formulation for end users; discusses its feasibility in terms of ontology-based data access, which virtualises legacy relational databases  ...  An ontology is more promising than the logical schema of the underlying data for guiding users in formulating queries, since it provides a richer vocabulary closer to the users' understanding.  ...  query formulation and ontology-based data access.Fig. 4 A basic requirements framework for visual query formulation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10209-016-0465-0 fatcat:ejbb5nrzgfegzjgub2cv3dsryy

Querying industrial stream-temporal data: An ontology-based visual approach1

Ahmet Soylu, Martin Giese, Rudolf Schlatte, Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, Evgeny Kharlamov, Özgür Özçep, Christian Neuenstadt, Sebastian Brandt, Antonis Bikakis, Thanos G. Stavropoulos, Georgios Meditskos
2017 Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
To this end, this article reports an ontology-based visual query system (VQS), namely OptiqueVQS, how it is extended for a stream-temporal query language called STARQL, a user experiment with the domain  ...  Moreover, recent ontology-based data access (OBDA) technologies enable end users to formulate their information needs into queries using a set of terms defined in an ontology.  ...  Therefore, ontology-based visual query formulation would not be a pragmatic solution for industry without technologies for ontology-based data access over relational databases.  ... 
doi:10.3233/ais-160415 fatcat:4lscdqnu7jgexdg444kdajfywq

Experiencing OptiqueVQS: a multi-paradigm and ontology-based visual query system for end users

Ahmet Soylu, Martin Giese, Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, Guillermo Vega-Gorgojo, Ian Horrocks
2015 Universal Access in the Information Society  
Keywords Visual query formulation · visual query systems · ontology-based data access · data retrieval Introduction A tremendous amount of data is being generated every day both on the Web and in public  ...  To this end, this article introduces a novel ontology-based visual query system, named OptiqueVQS, for end users.  ...  of ontology-based visual query formulation and data access in general.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10209-015-0404-5 fatcat:5zklgece7zcl3f7624gdt3oxdi

From formal models to formally based methods: an industrial experience

Emanuele Ciapessoni, Piergiorgio Mirandola, Alberto Coen-Porisini, Dino Mandrioli, Angelo Morzenti
1999 ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology  
We suggest an evolutionary rather than revolutionary attitude in the introduction of formal methods in the practice of industrial applications and we report on our long-standing experience which involves  ...  an academic institution, Politecnico di Milano, two main industrial partners, ENEL and CISE, and occasionally a few other industries.  ...  We also want to thank all the people from the industry whose cooperation has been invaluable to the outcome of this research.  ... 
doi:10.1145/295558.295566 fatcat:mxdcwvn26vaqhocytjx3huntma

ASQFor: Automatic SPARQL query formulation for the non-expert

Muhammad Rizwan Saeed, Charalampos Chelmis, Viktor K. Prasanna, Carlos Linares López
2018 AI Communications  
Specifically, we propose Automatic SPARQL Query Formulation (ASQFor), a systematic framework to issue semantic queries over RDF repository using simple concept-based search primitives.  ...  To date, many interfaces for querying Ontologies have been developed. However, such interfaces rely on predefined templates and require expensive customization.  ...  Figure 2 shows the Ontology we used for our experiments. Based on this Ontology, we converted the tabular data into RDF triples in a prepossessing step.  ... 
doi:10.3233/aic-170746 fatcat:imtwyphztnh4td7u7il7huoqge

Next Generation Search Interfaces – Interactive Data Exploration and Hypothesis Formulation [chapter]

Jane Hunter, Katya Falkovych, Suzanne Little
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
More recently researchers have been investigating interactive, graphical and multimedia approaches which use ontologies to model the knowledge space.  ...  Hypothesis formulation does not occur spontaneously but is an interactive, evolutionary process which grows out of background experience and assumptions which lead to ideas about relationships within the  ...  The Data Interface refers to the metadata structure (harmonized ontologies) to determine which knowledge repositories should be queried.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30230-8_9 fatcat:fshlq6dpojb2tmr4r56qoptxai

An evaluation of Customer Experience Management applied to the custom software industry: improving the customer journey in large-scale custom-made software projects

Miguel Angel Ortiz
2019 Figshare  
Evaluation about the concept of customer experience management applied to the custom software industry from the Agile software process perspective, as a new viewpoint to explore the phenomenon of IS/IT  ...  or visual data".  ...  A proposed definition of customer experience within the IS/IT Agile software industry is articulated based on the three components of Temkin's customer experience model: success, effort, and emotion (  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.8006351 fatcat:gxrdhmtrjjgwxhgaqd3jmr5vbm

Problem Formulation in Knowledge Discovery via Data Analytics (KDDA) for Environmental Risk Management

Yan Li, Manoj Thomas, Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Jason Levy
2016 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
It is shown how the ontology-based knowledge system can provide structured guidance to retrieve relevant knowledge during problem formulation.  ...  We demonstrate how ontology inferencing may be used to discover analytical goals and techniques by conceptualizing Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) exposure shifts based on a multilevel analysis of the  ...  Based on the problem formulation needs, the assessor can input a query using the web interface of the ontology based system.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph13121245 pmid:27983713 pmcid:PMC5201386 fatcat:cjwbvoh6djhyvbvrzhkjqahxjm

Knowledge based Approach for Formulating TRIZ Contradictions

Tiziano Montecchi, Davide Russo
2015 Procedia Engineering  
The authors propose, (1) an algorithm guiding the user to move from an indefinite problem situation to obtain a clearer problem formulation, following a process inspired to the ARIZ approach for fixing  ...  All those strategies have been implemented in a knowledge management tool called KOM, working as an automatic patent searching engine based on a functional oriented search.  ...  A computer aided tool, based on FBS ontology [20] is used to define this new problem formulation. Section 2 collects definitions and examples dealing with TRIZ contradictions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2015.12.440 fatcat:y53ab3y5xjfpzouooeqiq3x5li

Category-Theoretic Formulation of the Model-Based Systems Architecting Cognitive-Computational Cycle

Yaniv Mordecai, James Fairbanks, Edward F. Crawley
2021 Applied Sciences  
This GDS-based approach decouples the view from the model and constitutes a powerful enhancement of model-based systems engineering (MBSE).  ...  We show that modeling languages are categories, drawing an analogy to programming languages. The CMGVC architecture is superior to direct transformations and language-coupled common representations.  ...  of Systems Ontological analysis based on a category ONT with ontologies as types and ontology mappings as morphisms [13, 66] Representing a system as a symmetric monoidal, compact closed category with  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11041945 fatcat:oghumyj2xvf3xafd7mrjldiu5q

Formulating Abstraction: Conceptual Art and the Architectural Object

Therese Tierney
2007 Leonardo: Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology  
A B S T R A C T Di gital techniques, primarily software appropriated from the entertainment and industrial design sectors, have destabilized the essential status of the architectural image-object formulated  ...  Such theo-52 Tierney, Formulating Abstraction tions [6] . One can understand these principles as expressions representing the permanence or stability of an existing aristocratic hegemony.  ...  larger conceptual art movement, into architectural modes of thinking and production indirectly contributed to a transversal of media boundaries to include digital forms of expression and ultimately to an  ... 
doi:10.1162/leon.2007.40.1.51 fatcat:ba37usxnfbcspm7rld4nhw52oi

OptiqueVQS: A visual query system over ontologies for industry

Ahmet Soylu, Evgeny Kharlamov, Dmitriy Zheleznyakov, Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, Martin Giese, Martin G. Skjæveland, Dag Hovland, Rudolf Schlatte, Sebastian Brandt, Hallstein Lie, Ian Horrocks, Freddy Lecue
2018 Semantic Web Journal  
In particular, it exploits ontology projection techniques to enable graph-based navigation over an ontology during query construction.  ...  We evaluated OptiqueVQS with both domain experts and casual users and qualitatively compared our system against prominent visual systems for ontology-driven query formulation and exploration of semantic  ...  OBDA technologies are important in the context of visual query formulation as well, as they extend the reach of ontology-based visual query formulation from triple stores to relational databases; hence  ... 
doi:10.3233/sw-180293 fatcat:sia3vkdo2bgmxmpifkoogifqdu
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