A Development of Ontology-Based Law Retrieval System: Focused on Railroad R&D Projects

온톨로지 기반 법령 검색시스템의 개발: 철도·교통 분야 연구개발사업을 중심으로

Won, Min-Jae;Kim, Dong-He;Jung, Hae-Min;Lee, Sang Keun;Hong, June Seok;Kim, Wooju

  • Received : 2015.10.29
  • Accepted : 2015.11.23
  • Published : 2015.11.30


Research and development projects in railroad domain are different from those in other domains in terms of their close relationship with laws. Some cases are reported that new technologies from R&D projects could not be industrialized because of relevant laws restricting them. This problem comes from the fact that researchers don't know exactly what laws can affect the result of R&D projects. To deal with this problem, we suggest a model for law retrieval system that can be used by researchers of railroad R&D projects to find related legislation. Input of this system is a research plan describing the main contents of projects. After laws related to the R&D project is provided with their rankings, which are assigned by scores we developed. A ranking of a law means its order of priority to be checked. By using this system, researchers can search the laws that may affect R&D projects throughout all the stages of project cycle. So, using our system model, researchers can get a list of laws to be considered before the project they participate ends. As a result, they can adjust their project direction by checking the law list, avoiding their elaborate projects being useless.


Railroad;R&D;Law Retrieval System


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Grant : 철도 교통기술의 효율성 향상 및 실용화 확대 방안 연구