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Applied Ontology Engineering WS 2013/14

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Learning Outcome: The students will learn to use semantic technologies practiacally, in particular, develop ontologies of practical use in real-life settings. As a secondary aim, presentation, collaborative work and scientific writing skills are to be enhanced.

Contents: This master seminar will cover ontologies, methods of ontology building, and hands-on exercises from practical domains, such as tourism, smart cities, security, etc.

Methods: After an introductory lecture students will be assigned topics (covered in books, papers or other resources) either in groups or individually.The final assignment of the course is to complete ontology projects in different stages.


Students will be evaluated based on the progress of their assigned projects and give a final presentation at the end of the semester.