Data modeling with the use of ontologies

Lech Tuzinkiewicz, Ilona Sekulska-Grulich


In this chapter the basic concepts of ontology and its use in the design of databases is presented. A method of conformity assessment of conceptual data models in the context of a set of ontology has been introduced. The method allows to assess the quality of representation of a considered problem domain (a part of reality) by means of a conceptual data model. The whole is illustrated by an example of using the presented method.


data model; ontology; database design

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