A challenge for historical research: Making data FAIR using a collaborative ontology management environment (OntoME)

« This paper addresses the issue of interoperability of data generated by historical research and heritage institutions in order to make them re-usable for new research agendas according to the FAIR principles. After introducing the symogih.org project’s ontology, it proposes a description of the essential aspects of the process of historical knowledge production. It then develops an epistemological and semantic analysis of conceptual data modelling applied to factual historical information, based on the foundational ontologies Constructive Descriptions and Situations and DOLCE, and discusses the reasons for adopting the CIDOC CRM as a core ontology for the field of historical research, but extending it with some relevant, missing high-level classes. (…) »

source > content.iospress.com, Beretta, Francesco, Semantic Web, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 279-294, 2021, DOI: 10.3233/SW-200416