Linked Open Terms

LOT (Linked Open Terms) Methodology is a reuse-based lightweight method for developing Linked Data ontologies and vocabularies. This website will provide support for following the LOT methodology in your developments.

Please note that this site is still under construction. The links below show the information about LOT published so far.

PhD symposium

LOT was first presented at the PhD symposium at the 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2012) in Heraklion, Greece.

The paper is focused on the planned research methodology and the research questions to be addressed.

See paper »


LOT has been presented during the OntologySummit2014 during the second session of the track Track-B: Making use of Ontologies: Tools, Services, and Techniques.

This talk was mainly focused on the identified gaps on the state of the art and the contributions LOT will provide for each activity.

See slides »


The OntOlogy Pitfall Scanner! will be integrated in LOT.

OOPS! is a web-based tool, independent of any ontology development environment, for detecting potential pitfalls that could lead to modelling errors. This tool is intended to help ontology developers during the ontology validation activity.

Go to OOPS! »