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Analysis of Knowledge-based System Taxonomy

Thabet Slimani

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During the last decade, the use of ontology in distributed environments (Web) is useful to enable semantic management of information and knowledge sharing. Given that the objective of an ontology is to capture generic and formal knowledge, used and shared across applications and by groups of people, it is important to know their classes or families which help their content understanding.  In this paper, after a general introduction about the basis of ontologies and its modularization, we present ontology classes which represent an important issue in semantic web.

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