Knowledge Representation and Management. From Ontology to Annotation. Findings from the Yearbook 2015 Section on Knowledge Representation and Management

Yearb Med Inform. 2015 Aug 13;10(1):134-6. doi: 10.15265/IY-2015-038.


Objective: To summarize the best papers in the field of Knowledge Representation and Management (KRM).

Methods: A comprehensive review of medical informatics literature was performed to select some of the most interesting papers of KRM published in 2014.

Results: Four articles were selected, two focused on annotation and information retrieval using an ontology. The two others focused mainly on ontologies, one dealing with the usage of a temporal ontology in order to analyze the content of narrative document, one describing a methodology for building multilingual ontologies.

Conclusion: Semantic models began to show their efficiency, coupled with annotation tools.

Keywords: Ontology; annotation; knowledge representation.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Knowledge Management
  • Medical Informatics*
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Vocabulary, Controlled*