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International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

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IJITCS Vol.7, No.7, Jun. 2015

A New Measure of the Calculation of Semantic Distance between Ontology Concepts

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Author(s)

Abdeslem DENNAI, Sidi Mohammed BENSLIMANE

Index Terms

Ontology, Similarity Measure, Semantic Distance, Semantic Web, Semantic Association

Abstract

Semantic similarity calculation models are found in many applications, with the aim to give additional knowledge to reason about their data. The choice of a similarity measure is quite crucial for a successful implementation of reasoning. In this work, we present an update of similarity calculation presented by Wu and Palmer which is considered the fastest in time generation of similarity. The results obtained show that the measure produced provides a significant improvement in the relevance of the values produced for the similarity of two concepts in ontology.

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Abdeslem DENNAI, Sidi Mohammed BENSLIMANE,"A New Measure of the Calculation of Semantic Distance between Ontology Concepts", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.7, no.7, pp.48-56, 2015. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2015.07.06

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