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Intuitive Semantic-Editing for regarding Needs of Domain-Experts

, , , , , , Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research, Germany

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Toronto, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-81-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


Ontologies are used to represent knowledge and their semantic information from different topics, to allow users a better way to explore knowledge and find information faster, because of the data-structuring. To achieve a well filled knowledgebase, editors have to be used, to enter new and to edit existing information. But most of the existing ontology-editors are designed for experienced ontology-experts. Experts from other topic fields e.g. physicians are often novices in the area of ontology-creating, they need adequate tools, which hide the complexity of ontology-structures. In the area of e-learning experts are also teachers as well. In this paper we will present a method, how the needs of domain-experts can be regarded and so an editor can designed, which allows an editing and adding of information by users without having experiences of creating ontologies. With such an editor domain-experts are able to commit their expert-knowledge into the ontology.


Burkhardt, D., Hofmann, C., Nazemi, K., Stab, C., Breyer, M. & Fellner, D. (2010). Intuitive Semantic-Editing for regarding Needs of Domain-Experts. In J. Herrington & C. Montgomerie (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 860-869). Toronto, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved January 27, 2023 from .


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