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The potential of ontology for safety and risk analysis

Van Gulijk, Coen, Hughes, Peter and Figueres-Esteban, Miguel (2016) The potential of ontology for safety and risk analysis. In: Risk, Reliability and Safety: Innovating Theory and Practice: Proceedings of ESREL 2016. CRC Press. ISBN 9781138029972

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Ontology is one of the enablers of the Big Data Risk Analysis project (BDRA). Ontology is the systematic classification of domain knowledge that supports the use of different databases in a meaningful way. This pa-per describes the background of ontologies and use cases within the BDRA research programme. Primarily, they are useful for search engines, text analysis and data-linkage and re-use. Also, the analysis of ontologies offers a shimmer into a new way of working in science itself.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TF Railroad engineering and operation
Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
School of Computing and Engineering > Institute of Railway Research
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