GECAD Ontology ALignment System

ShorT Description

GOALS is a very flexible, adaptable and powerful tool for prototyping and/or building ontology alignment systems.

Therefore reusability of existing basic matching techniques (and also the more complex ones) is encouraged.

Due its plug-in-based architecture, an iterative and incremental approach of complex matchers development is promoted. Also, it is well suited for testing and evaluating developed approaches in a very immediate way.




Paulo Maio, Nuno Silva



GECAD Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Group

School of Engineering Polytechnic of Porto

Porto, Portugal



Tel: +351 22 834 05 24

Fax: +351 22 834 05 24

E-Mail: pam@isep.ipp.pt


This work is partially supported by the Portuguese MCT-FCT project COALESCE (PTDC/EIA/74417/2006).

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