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Book chapters

  1. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. Foundational ontology mediation in ROMULUS. invited extended version of the KEOD'13 paper, to be published in Springer CCIS.

  2. Keet, C.M., Suárez-Figueroa, M.C., Poveda-Villalón, M. Pitfalls in Ontologies and TIPS to Prevent Them. invited extended version of the KEOD'13 paper, to be published in Springer CCIS.

  3. Keet, C.M. Ontology-driven formal conceptual data modeling for biological data analysis, Chapter 6 in: Biological Knowledge Discovery Handbook: Preprocessing, Mining and Postprocessing of Biological Data. Mourad Elloumi and Albert Y. Zomaya (Eds.). Wiley. 2013. 129-154. preprint

  4. Keet, C.M. A top-level categorization of types of granularity. In: Novel Developments in Granular Computing: Applications for Advanced Human Reasoning and Soft Computation. JingTao Yao (Ed.). IGI Global. 2010. pp81-117. preprint

  5. Artale, A. and Keet, C.M. Essential, mandatory, and shared parts in conceptual data models. In: Innovations in Information Systems modeling: Methods and Best Practices. IGI Global, Advances in Database Research Series, Halpin, T.A., Proper, H.A., Krogstie, J. (Eds.). 2008. pp17-52. preprint


Journal articles

  1. Keet, C.M. Preventing, Detecting, and Revising Flaws in Object Property Expressions. Journal on Data Semantics, 2014, 3(3): 189-206. DOI: 10.1007/s13740-013-0028-y

  2. Keet, C.M. Transforming semi-structured life science diagrams into meaningful domain ontologies with DiDOn. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2012, 45(3): 482-494. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2012.01.004.

  3. Keet, C.M. Book review "Artificial Intelligence: The Basics" by Kevin Warwick. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 2012, 26(3): 351-354.

  4. Keet, C.M. The granular perspective as semantically enriched granulation hierarchy. International Journal of Granular Computing, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems, 2011, 2(1): 51-70. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJGCRSIS.2011.041460 (invited extended version of the GrC'09 paper).

  5. Keet, C.M. Dependencies between Ontology Design Parameters. International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies, 2010, 5(4): 265-284. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJMSO.2010.035550.

  6. Keet, C.M. Dirty wars, databases, and indices. Peace & Conflict Review, 2009, 4(1):75-78.

  7. Keet, C.M. and Artale, A. Representing and Reasoning over a Taxonomy of Part-Whole Relations. Applied Ontology -- Special Issue on Ontological Foundations for Conceptual Modelling, IOS Press, 2008, 3(1-2): 91-110.

  8. Keet, C.M. Biological Data and Conceptual Modelling Methods. Journal of Conceptual Modeling, Issue 29, October 2003.

Conferences and Workshops

  1. Chavula, C., Keet, C.M. Is Lemon Sufficient for Building Multilingual Ontologies for Bantu Languages? 11th OWL: Experiences and Directions Workshop (OWLED'14). Riva del Garda, Italy, Oct 17-18, 2014. CEUR-WS.

  2. Keet, C.M. A core ontology of macroscopic stuff. 19th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW'14). 24-28 Nov, 2014, Linkoping, Sweden. Springer LNAI. (accepted)

  3. Khan, Z.C., Keet, C.M. Automated foundational ontology interchangeability with SUGOI. 19th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW'14). 24-28 Nov, 2014, Linkoping, Sweden. Springer LNAI. (accepted)

  4. Ongoma, E.A.N., Keet, C.M., Meyer, T. Transition Constraints for Temporal Attributes. 27th International Workshop on Description Logics (DL'14). Bienvenu, M., Ortiz, M., Rosati, R., Simkus, M. (Eds.). CEUR-WS vol 1193, 684-695. 17-20 July 2014, Vienna, Austria.

  5. Fillottrani, P.R., Keet, C.M. Conceptual Model Interoperability: a Metamodel-driven Approach. 8th International Web Rule Symposium (RuleML'14), A. Bikakis et al. (Eds.). Springer LNCS 8620, 52-66. August 18-20, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.

  6. Keet, C.M., Khumalo, L. Basics for a grammar engine to verbalize logical theories in isiZulu. 8th International Web Rule Symposium (RuleML'14), A. Bikakis et al. (Eds.). Springer LNCS 8620, 216-225. August 18-20, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.

  7. Keet, C.M., Khumalo, L. Toward verbalizing logical theories in isiZulu. 4th Workshop on Controlled Natural Language (CNL'14), Davis, B, Kuhn, T, Kaljurand, K. (Eds.). Springer LNAI 8625, 78-89. 20-22 August 2014, Galway, Ireland.

  8. 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). Samantha Bail, S., Glimm, B, Jimenez-Ruiz, E., Matentzoglu, N., Parsia, B., Steigmiller, A. (Eds.). July 13, 2014, Vienna, Austria. CEUR-WS Vol 1207, 64-70.

  9. Keet, C.M., Khan, M.T., Ghidini, C. Ontology Authoring with FORZA. 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM'13). ACM proceedings, pp569-578. Oct. 27 - Nov. 1, 2013, San Francisco, USA.

  10. Khan, Z., 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.

  11. Keet, C.M., Fillottrani, P.R. Structural entities of an ontology-driven unifying metamodel for UML, EER, and ORM2. 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, 188-199.

  12. Keet, C.M., Fillottrani, P.R. Toward an ontology-driven unifying metamodel for UML Class Diagrams, EER, and ORM2. 32nd International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER'13). W. Ng, V.C. Storey, and J. Trujillo (Eds.). Springer LNCS 8217, 313-326. 11-13 November, 2013, Hong Kong. NOMINATED FOR BEST PAPER AWARD

  13. Keet, C.M., Suárez-Figueroa, M.C., Poveda-Villalón, M. The current landscape of pitfalls in ontologies. 5th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development (KEOD'13), Vilamoura, Portugal, 19-22 September. Filipe, J. and Dietz, J. (Eds.), SCITEPRESS, pp132-139.

  14. Khan, Z., 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.

  15. Keet, C.M., Lawrynowicz, A., d'Amato, C., Hilario, M. Modeling issues and choices in the Data Mining OPtimisation Ontology. 8th Workshop on OWL: Experiences and Directions (OWLED'13), 26-27 May 2013, Montpellier, France. CEUR-WS vol 1080.

  16. Khan, Z., 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)

  17. Keet, C.M., Khan, M.T., Ghidini, C. Guided ENtity reuse and class Expression geneRATOR. Seventh International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP'13). ACM proceedings. 23-26 June 2013, Banff, Canada. (poster/demo)

  18. Keet, C.M. An Assessment of Theory of Computation in Computer Science Curricula. 21st Annual Meeting of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (SAARMSTE'13). BellVille, South Africa, January 14-17, 2013.

  19. Kutz, O., Lange, C., Mossakowski, T., Keet, C.M., Neuhaus, F., Gruninger, M. The Babel of the Semantic Web Tongues -- In Search of the Rosetta Stone of Interoperability. What will the Semantic Web look like 10 years from now? SW2022, co-located with ISWC'12, Boston, USA. November 11-15, 2012. CEUR-WS Vol. xx (accepted).

  20. Keet, C.M. Detecting and Revising Flaws in OWL Object Property Expressions. 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, 252-266. BEST RESEARCH PAPER AWARD

  21. Khan, Z., 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.

  22. Keet, C.M., Fernández-Reyes, F.C., Morales-González, A. Representing mereotopological relations in OWL ontologies with OntoPartS. 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC'12), Simperl et al. (eds.), 27-31 May 2012, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 7295, 240-254.

  23. Morales-González, A., Fernández-Reyes, F.C., Keet, C.M. OntoPartS: a tool to select part-whole relations in OWL ontologies. 9th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC'12), 29-31 May 2012, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Demo with paper (to appear in the post-conference proceedings)

  24. Alberts, R., Fogwill, T., Keet, C.M. Several Required OWL Features for Indigenous Knowledge Management Systems. 7th Workshop on OWL: Experiences and Directions (OWLED'12). Klinov, P. and Horridge, M. (Eds.). 27-28 May, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. CEUR-WS Vol. 849.

  25. Fogwill, T., Alberts, R., Keet, C.M. The potential for use of semantic web technologies in IK management systems. IST-Africa 2012 Conference (IST-Africa'12). Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, May 9-11, 2012.

  26. Keet, C.M. Rough Subsumption Reasoning with rOWL. SAICSIT Annual Research Conference 2011 (SAICSIT'11), Cape Town, South Africa, October 3-5, 2011. ACM Conference Proceedings, 133-140.

  27. Keet, C.M. Enhancing Identification Mechanisms in UML Class Diagrams with Meaningful Keys. SAICSIT Annual Research Conference 2011 (SAICSIT'11), Cape Town, October 3-5, 2011. ACM Conference Proceedings, 283-286.

  28. Keet, C.M. Bottom-up ontology development reusing semi-structured life sciences diagrams. AFRICON'11 -- Special Session on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence in Africa, Livingstone, Zambia 13-15 September, 2011. IEEE (in print).

  29. Keet, C.M. The use of foundational ontologies in ontology development: an empirical assessment. 8th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC'11), G. Antoniou et al (Eds.), Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 29 May-2 June, 2011. Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 6643, 321-335.

  30. Keet, C.M. and Artale, A. A basic characterization of relation migration. International Workshop on Fact-Oriented Modeling (ORM'10), Crete, Greece, October 27-29, 2010. Meersman, R. et al. (Eds.), OTM Workshops, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 6428, 484-493.

  31. Keet, C.M. Ontology engineering with rough concepts and instances. 17th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW'10), P. Cimiano and H.S. Pinto (Eds.). 11-15 October 2010, Lisbon, Portugal. Springer LNAI 6317, 507-517. supplementary material

  32. Keet, C.M. On the feasibility of Description Logic knowledge bases with rough concepts and vague instances. 23rd International Workshop on Description Logics (DL'10), 4-7 May 2010, Waterloo, Canada. supplementary material

  33. Calvanese, D., Keet, C.M., Nutt, W., Rodriguez-Muro, M., Stefanoni, G. Web-based Graphical Querying of Databases through an Ontology: the WONDER System. ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (ACM SAC'10), March 22-26 2010, Sierre, Switzerland. pp 1389-1396.

  34. Keet, C.M. Positionalism of relations and its consequences for fact-oriented modelling. International Workshop on Fact-Oriented Modeling (ORM'09), Vilamoura, Portugal, November 4-6, 2009. Meersman, R., Herrero, P., and Dillon T. (Eds.), OTM Workshops, Springer, LNCS 5872, 735-744.

  35. Calbimonte, J.-P., Porto, F., and Keet, C.M. Functional dependencies in OWL ABox. XXIV Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD'09), Fortaleza, Brazil, 5-9 Oct, 2009. ACM SIGMOD's Digital Symposium Collection, 16-30.

  36. Keet, C.M. Constraints for representing transforming entities in bio-ontologies. 11th Congress of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA'09), R. Serra and R. Cucchiara (Eds.), Reggio Emilia, Italy, Dec. 9-12, 2009. Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence LNAI 5883, 11-20.

  37. Keet, C.M. From granulation hierarchy to granular perspective. IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing (GrC'09), Nanchang, China, August 17-19, 2009. IEEE Computer Society, pp 306-311. see chapter 3 of my PhD thesis for an extended version

  38. Keet, C.M. Ontology design parameters for aligning agri-informatics with the Semantic Web. 3rd International Conference on Metadata and Semantics (MTSR'09) -- Special Track on Agriculture, Food & Environment, Oct 1-2 2009 Milan, Italy. F. Sartori, M.A. Sicilia, and N. Manouselis (Eds.), Springer Communications in Computer and Information Science CCIS 46, 239-244.

  39. Keet, C.M. Structuring GIS information with types of granularity: a case study. VI International Conference on Geomatics (Geomatics'09), 10-12 February 2009, Havana, Cuba.

  40. Keet, C.M., Alberts, R., Gerber, A., Chimamiwa, G. Enhancing web portals with Ontology-Based Data Access: the case study of South Africa's Accessibility Portal for people with disabilities. Fifth International Workshop OWL: Experiences and Directions (OWLED'08). 26-27 Oct. 2008, Karlsruhe, Germany.

  41. Artale, A., Guarino, N., and Keet, C.M. Formalising temporal constraints on part-whole relations. 11th International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning (KR'08). Gerhard Brewka, Jerome Lang (Eds.) AAAI Press, pp 673-683. Sydney, Australia, September 16-19, 2008.

  42. Keet, C.M. Toward cross-granular querying over modularized ontologies. International Workshop on Ontologies: Reasoning and Modularity (WORM'08). 2 June 2008, Tenerife, Spain. CEUR-WS Vol-348, pp6-17.

  43. Artale, A. and Keet, C.M. Essential and mandatory part-whole relations in conceptual data models. 21st International Workshop on Description Logics (DL'08). 13-16 May 2008, Dresden, Germany. CEUR-WS Vol-353.

  44. Keet, C.M. Unifying industry-grade class-based conceptual data modeling languages with CMcom. 21st International Workshop on Description Logics (DL'08), 13-16 May 2008, Dresden, Germany. CEUR-WS, Vol-353.

  45. Keet, C.M. A formal comparison of conceptual data modeling languages. 13th International Workshop on Exploring Modeling Methods in Systems Analysis and Design (EMMSAD'08). Montpellier, France, 16-17 June 2008. CEUR-WS Vol-337, pp25-39.

  46. Keet, C.M. Granulation with indistinguishability, equivalence or similarity. IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing (GrC'07), San Francisco, November 2-4, 2007. IEEE Computer Society (ISBN 0-7695-3032-X), 11-16. see chapter 3 of my PhD thesis for an extended version

  47. Keet, C.M. Enhancing comprehension of ontologies and conceptual models through abstractions. 10th Congress of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AI*IA'07), Rome, September 10-13, 2007. Basili, R, Pazienza, M.T. (Eds.) Springer-Verlag, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI 4733, 814-822. see chapter 4 of my PhD thesis for an extended version

  48. Tziviskou, C. and Keet, C.M. A Meta-Model for Ontologies with ORM2. Third International Workshop on Object-Role Modelling (ORM'07), Algarve, Portugal, Nov 28-30, 2007. Meersman, R., Tari, Z., Herrero., P. et al. (Eds.), Springer, LNCS 4805, 624-633.

  49. Keet, C.M. and Rodriguez, M. Toward using biomedical ontologies: trade-offs between ontology languages. AAAI 2007 Workshop on Semantic e-Science (SeS'07), 23 July 2007, Vancouver, Canada. AAAI 2007 TR WS-07-11 (ISBN 978-1-57735-338-6), 65-68. longer tech report

  50. Keet, C.M. Prospects for and issues with mapping the Object-Role Modeling language into DLRifd. 20th International Workshop on Description Logics (DL'07), 8-10 June 2007, Bressanone, Italy. CEUR-WS Vol-250 / (ISBN 978-88-6046-008-5), 331-338. appendix (mapping and figures)

  51. Keet, C.M., Roos, M. and Marshall, M.S. A survey of requirements for automated reasoning services for bio-ontologies in OWL. Third international Workshop OWL: Experiences and Directions (OWLED 2007), 6-7 June 2007, Innsbruck, Austria. CEUR-WS (ISSN 1613-0073) Vol-258.

  52. Keet, C.M. Part-whole relations in Object-Role Models. 2nd International Workshop on Object-Role Modelling (ORM'06), Montpellier, France, Nov 2-3, 2006. In: OTM Workshops 2005. Meersman, R., Tari, Z., Herrero., P. et al. (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 4278. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2006. pp1116-1127.

  53. Keet, C.M. Representations of the ecological niche. Third International Workshop on Philosophy and Informatics (WSPI2006), Saarbrucken, Germany. 3-4 May 2006. Johansson, I., Klein, B., Roth-Berghofer, T. (Eds.), IFOMIS Reports (ISSN 1611-4019), 14, 2006. pp75-88. appendix

  54. Keet, C.M. A taxonomy of types of granularity. IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing (GrC'06), Atlanta, USA, May 10-12 2006. IEEE Computer Society (ISBN 1-4244-0134-8) / IEEE Xplore, vol 1, 106-111. see chapter 2 of my PhD thesis for an extended and updated version

  55. Keet, C.M. and Kumar, A. Applying partitions to infectious diseases. XIX International Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (MIE'05). Geneva, Switzerland, 28-31 August, 2005. In: Connecting Medical Informatics and bio-informatics, Engelbrecht, R., Geissbuhler, A., Lovis, C. Mihalas, G. (eds.). Amsterdam: IOS Press, 2005. pp1236-1241.

  56. Keet, C.M. Using abstractions to facilitate management of large ORM models and ontologies. International Workshop on Object-Role Modeling (ORM'05). Cyprus, 3-4 November 2005. In: OTM Workshops 2005. Halpin, T., Meersman, R. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science LNCS 3762. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2005. pp603-612.

  57. Keet, C.M. Factors affecting ontology development in ecology. Data Integration in the Life Sciences 2005 (DILS'05), Ludaescher, B, Raschid, L. (eds.). San Diego, USA, 20-22 July 2005. Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics LNBI 3615, Springer Verlag, 2005. pp46-62. supplementary material

  58. Keet, C.M. Conceptual Modelling and Ontologies for Biology: experiences with the bacteriocin database. Agropecuaria Conference (Interjoven 2004). 3-6 June 2004, San Jose de las Lajas, Cuba. poster


Other Publications and selected technical reports

Editing stuff


PhD Thesis

Keet, C.M. A Formal Theory of Granularity. PhD Thesis, KRDB Research Centre, Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. 2008.



Politics/Game Theory

  1. Giuliano Pontara. (2011). The nonviolent personality. Translated and edited by C.M. Keet. (low bandwidth version)

  2. Keet, C.M. (2009). Dirty wars, databases, and indices. Peace & Conflict Review 4(1):75-78.

  3. Keet, C.M. (2009). Games tegen terrorisme en voor conflictoplossing. Vredesterts, April 2009, issue 49. preprint

  4. Keet, C.M. (2008). Book review "The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society" by Gray and Kapcia. Latin American Politics and Society, 2008, 50(4): 189-192. preprint

  5. Keet, C.M. (2003). Towards a resolution of terrorism using game theory - coalitions, negotiations and audience costs. Dept of Politics and Public Admin Working Papers, University of Limerick. Number 1, December '03. preprint

  6. Keet, C.M. (2003). Democracy in the European Union. UL Perspectives, Journal of Political Studies, 2, 71-80. Preprint: html pdf



Other published articles and essays


Marijke Keet."Europeanization of education". International Workshop on the Impact of EU Education Policy and Educational System Reforms on Youth and Society, 29/30 March 2006, Brussels, Belgium.

Marijke Keet."Book review 'La personalità nonviolenta' [the non-violent personality]". Irish Peace Society, 2004.

Marijke Keet."Causes of terrorism". Everything2.com, 2003.

Marijke Keet."Interview with the Hizbollah webmaster". Sesame, 2003, 217:22.

Marijke Keet."The role of Pakistan in deterring terrorism". An Focal, 2003, 13,11:24.

Marijke Keet."Agriculture and (under)development". The Conflict Resolution Information Source, Conflict Research Consortium, University of Colorado. 2002. (here too)

Marijke Keet."Women's rights in Islamic marriage". Irish Peace Society, 2002.