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Homepage of Zubeida C. Khan (Dawood) (MSc, BSc (Hons) ).

PhD student

My research interests include foundational ontologies, ontology engineering, ontology modularisation and ontology metadata.


Software


Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  1. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. An empirically-based framework for ontology modularization. Applied Ontology 10th anniversary special issue. 2015, 10(3-4):171-195.
  2. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. ROMULUS: a Repository of Ontologies for MULtiple USes populated with foundational ontologies. Journal on Data Semantics, 2016, 5(1):19-36.

Book Chapters

  1. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. ROMULUS: a Repository of Ontologies for MULtiple USes populated with foundational ontologies. Journal on Data Semantics, 2016, 5(1):19-36. DOI: 10.1007/s13740-015-0052-1
  2. Jansen van Vuuren, J., Leenen, L., Grobler, M. M., Chan, K. F., & Khan, Z. C. Morphological Ontology Design Engineering: A Methodology to Model Ill-Structured Problems. In M. Baran, & J. Jones (Eds.) Mixed Methods Research for Improved Scientific Study. pp. 262-291. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2016.
  3. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. Foundational ontology mediation in ROMULUS. Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management: IC3K 2013 Selected Papers. A. Fred et al. (Eds.). Springer CCIS vol. 454, pp. 132-152, 2015. preprint

Conference Papers

  1. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. Dependencies between modularity metrics towards improved modules. 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledg e Management (EKAW'16). Blomqvist, E., Ciancarini, P., Poggi, F., Vitali, F. (Ed s.). Springer LNAI vol. 10024, 400-415. 19-23 November 2016, Bologna, Italy.
  2. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M., Fillottrani, P.R., Cenci, K.M. Experimentally motiva ted transformations for intermodel links between conceptual models. 20th Confere nce on Advances in Databases and Information Systems (ADBIS'16). J. Pokorny et a l. (eds.). Springer LNCS vol 9809, 104-118. August 28-31, Prague, Czech Republic .
  3. Khan, ZC. Evaluation metrics in ontology modules. 29th International Workshop on Description Logics (DL'16). April 22-25, Cape Town, South Africa. CEUR WS vol. 1577.
  4. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. Toward a framework for ontology modularity. Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists (SAICSIT'15), 28-30 September 2015, Stellenbosch, South Africa. ACM Proceedings.
  5. Khan, Z. C., Mashiane, T., Shozi, N. A. Snapchat Media Retrieval for Novice Device Users. The 10th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ICCWS'15), Kruger National Park, South Africa 24-25 March 2015, Academic Conferences Limited, 162- 169. pdf
  6. Jansen van Vuuren, J. C., Leenen, L., Grobler, M. M., Chan, K. F. P., & Khan, Z. C. Modelling the cybersecurity environment using morphological ontology design engineering. The 10th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ICCWS'15), Kruger National Park, South Africa 24-25 March 2015, Academic Conferences Limited, 162- 169
  7. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. SUGOI: Automated Ontology Interchangeability. Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management: EKAW 2014 Satellite Events. Lambrix, P., Hyvonen, E., Blomqvist. E., Presutti, V., Qi, G., Sattler, U., Ding, Y., Ghidini, C. Springer LNAI vol. 8982, 150-153. pdf
  8. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. Feasibility of automated foundational ontology interchangeability. 19th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW'14). K. Janowicz et al. (Eds.). 24-28 Nov, 2014, Linkoping, Sweden. Springer LNAI 8876, 225-237. pdf
  9. Keet, C.M., d'Amato, C., Khan, Z.C., Lawrynowicz, A. Exploring Reasoning with the DMOP Ontology. 3rd Workshop on Ontology Reasoner Evaluation (ORE'14). July 13, 2014, Vienna, Austria. CEUR-WS. pdf
  10. Khan, Z. C., Mashiane, T. An analysis of Facebook's graph search. Information Security for South Africa (ISSA'14). IEEE, 1-8. pdf
  11. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. The foundational ontology library ROMULUS. 3rd International Conference on Model & Data Engineering (MEDI'13). A. Cuzzocrea and S. Maabout (Eds.) September 25-27, 2013, Amantea, Calabria, Italy. Springer LNCS 8216, 200-211. pdf
  12. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. Addressing issues in foundational ontology mediation. 5th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development (KEOD'13), Vilamoura, Portugal, 19-22 September. Filipe, J. and Dietz, J. (Eds.), SCITEPRESS, pp5-16. pdf
  13. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. Toward semantic interoperability with aligned foundational ontologies in ROMULUS. Seventh International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP'13), ACM proceedings. 23-26 June 2013, Banff, Canada. (poster/demo). pdf
  14. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. ONSET: Automated Foundational Ontology Selection and Explanation. 18th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW'12), A. ten Teije et al. (Eds.). Oct 8-12, Galway, Ireland. Springer, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence LNAI 7603, 237-251. pdf

Technology Demonstrators

  1. Aligning different foundational ontologies for the Semantic Web with the Repository of Ontologies for MULtiple USes (ROMULUS). Accepted as a TD at the CSIR Technology Demonstrator Evaluation Panel with an equivalence point of 0.9 (90% rating). pdf

Theses

  1. Khan, Z., Extending ontology development methodologies with foundational ontologies. Honours Thesis, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) pdf
  2. Khan, Z., Foundational Ontology Interchangeability with the Repository of Ontologies for MULtiple USes (ROMULUS). MSc Thesis, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) pdf