• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 24, Pages: 1-7

Original Article

A Survey of State of the Art of Ontology Construction and Merging using Formal Concept Analysis


The goal of Formal Concept Analysis (FCA) and Ontologies are modeling concepts with varying needs. An ontology is an explicit formal conceptualization of some domain of interest. Ontologies are widely used in various fields such as E-commerce, Semantic Web and knowledge management. FCA is a method of deriving a formal ontology or a concept hierarchy from a group of objects with their properties. FCA facilities an environment to make the data simpler by analyzing, structuring and visualizing. This paper presents a survey of Ontology construction and merging using FCA.
Keywords: FCA, Formal Context, Ontology, Ontology Construction, Ontology Merging


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