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Testing Language Independence in the Semiautomatic Construction of Educational Ontologies

Angel Conde, Mikel Larrañaga, Ana Arruarte, Jon A. Elorriaga

In this paper, the language independence of DOM-Sortze for creating Educational Ontologies from electronic textbooks is tested. DOM-Sortze has been designed to be language and domain independent. Initially, it was tested with documents written in the Basque language. In this work, DOM-Sortze has been enhanced to deal with the English language. In addition, the benefit of incorporating Wikipedia as a knowledge source in the elicitation process of the Educational Ontology is also considered. The obtained results confirm the language independence of this approach.

The final publication is available at Springer via https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07221-0_69.