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Developing Ontology Systems as a Base of an Environmental Quality Management Model in México

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The process of identifying the attributes and relationships considered in an ontology is a complex task because there are many factors involved in the deterioration of environmental quality, the diversity of sources and data dispersion. This work presents an ontology that integrates the data required by an Environmental Quality Synoptic System (EQSS), which to date scatters in different Internet sites and concentrates by different agencies for example INEGI, CONABIO, SEMARNAT, CNA, among others. The methodology process consists of the collection of environmental information in Mexico through the application of computational techniques resulting ontology with environmental knowledge that will be processed by the system EQSS. Among the main advantages is than the selection and structure of information allow the automated generation of results in an environmental statement. The ontology proposal is based on knowledge of EQSS system that is based on the architecture of expert systems and through this important information for decision-making in regard to environmental quality and interaction with Geographic Information System (GIS) is obtained.

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Cabrera-Cruz, R. , Alarcón-Ruiz, E. , Rolón-Aguilar, J. , Nava-Díaz, S. , Otazo-Sánchez, E. and Aviléz, R. (2015) Developing Ontology Systems as a Base of an Environmental Quality Management Model in México. Journal of Environmental Protection, 6, 1084-1093. doi: 10.4236/jep.2015.69095.


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