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Three knowledge representation formalisms for content-based manipulation of documents

Rim Al Hulou 1 Olivier Corby 2 Rose Dieng-Kuntz 2 Jérôme Euzenat 3 Carolina Ramirez 2 Amedeo Napoli 1 Raphaël Troncy
1 ORPAILLEUR - Knowledge representation, reasonning
INRIA Lorraine, LORIA - Laboratoire Lorrain de Recherche en Informatique et ses Applications
2 ACACIA - Knowledge acquisition for aided design through agent interaction
CRISAM - Inria Sophia Antipolis - Méditerranée
Abstract : Documents accessible from the web or from any document base constitute a significant source of knowledge as soon as the document contents can be represented in an appropriate form. This paper presents the ESCRIRE project, whose objective is to compare three knowledge representation (KR) formalisms, namely conceptual graphs, description logics and objects, for representing and manipulating document contents. The comparison relies on the definition of a pivot language based on XML, allowing the design of a domain ontology, document annotations and queries. Each element has a corresponding translation in each KR formalism, that is used for inferencing and answering queries. In this paper, the principles on which relies the ESCRIRE project and the first results from this original experiment are described. An analysis of problems encountered, advantages and drawbacks of each formalism are studied with the emphasis put on the ontology-based annotations of document contents and on the query answering capabilities.
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Rim Al Hulou, Olivier Corby, Rose Dieng-Kuntz, Jérôme Euzenat, Carolina Ramirez, et al.. Three knowledge representation formalisms for content-based manipulation of documents. Workshop on Semantic Web - SemWeb@KR2002, Apr 2002, Toulouse, France, 8 p. ⟨inria-00107628⟩

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