Wednesday, October 26
4:20-4:40 PM
UTC
Pavillion Ballroom A

Interoperation of Knowledge Domain Taxonomies Using Ontology Mappings

Brief Paper ID: 14680
  1. Jerry Li
    Simon Fraser University
  2. D GaĊĦević
    Simon Fraser University
  3. John C. Nesbit
    Simon Fraser University
  4. Griff Richards
    Simon Fraser University

Abstract: When searching for learning objects, teachers, instructional designers and students prefer to use subject terms with which they are already familiar. This paper describes the form and function of a mapping ontology that was created to translate between a central subject ontology and a local subject ontology. An implemented case shows how the mapping ontology can allow teachers working with the British Columbia Ministry of Education science curriculum to search, evaluate, and register learning objects catalogued in a repository (eLera) according to a modified form of Dewey Decimal Classification.

Presider: Ronald Aust, University of Kansas

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