Sofia Pinto, Steffen Staab, Christoph Tempich
Ontology engineering processes in truly distributed settings like the Semantic Web or global peer-to-peer systems may not be adequately supported by conventional, centralized ontology engineering methodologies. In this paper, we present our work towards the DILIGENT methodology, which is intended to support domain experts in a distributed setting to engineer and evolve ontologies with the help of a fine-grained methodological approach based on Rhethorical Structure Theory, viz. the DILIGENT argumentation model.
Keywords: Ontology Processes, Distributed ontology building, Evolving ontologies
Citation: Sofia Pinto, Steffen Staab, Christoph Tempich: DILIGENT: Towards a fine-grained methodology for DIstributed, Loosely-controlled and evolvInG Engineering of oNTologies. In R.López de Mántaras and L.Saitta (eds.): ECAI2004, Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2004, pp.393-397.