(KA)2: building ontologies for the Internet: a mid-term report

V. RICHARD BENJAMINS, DIETER FENSEL, STEFAN DECKER, ASUNCIÓN GÓMEZ PÉREZ
1999 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
Ontologies are becoming increasingly more important in many di!erent areas, including the knowledge management area. In knowledge management, ontologies can be used as an instrument to make knowledge assets intelligently accessible to people in organizations through an Intranet or the Internet. Most enterprises agree that knowledge is an essential asset for success and survival on an increasingly competitive and global market. In this paper, we present an ontology-based approach through a
more » ... scale initiative involving knowledge management for the knowledge-acquisition research community. 1999 Academic Press E Knowledge gathering: acquisition and collection of the knowledge to be managed. 1071-5819/98/090687#26 $30.00/0 2. An ontology-based approach to knowledge management 2.1. ORGANIZATIONAL MEMORIES Information technology (IT) support for knowledge management can be characterized according to di!erent schemes: (1) horizontal vs. vertical knowledge management 688 V. R. BENJAMINS E¹ A¸. 692 V. R. BENJAMINS E¹ A¸.
doi:10.1006/ijhc.1999.0275 fatcat:3di5g6wzdnborhdxgatn6qkewq