Under Development

The User Characterization Ontology (UCO)

domain ontology from HCI-ON


1. Ontology Description

UCO treats, in a general way, aspects of user profile and characteristics that are important in the context of HCI domain, such as user’s needs, preferences, disability, capacity, impairments.


2. Related Ontologies

Networked ontologies used by UCO:

Ontology Relation Integration Level
HCIO - Human-Computer Interaction OntologyUCO reuses HCIO concepts.Medium
UFO - Unified Foundational Ontology
Ontologies (re)used by UCO.

3. Ontology Models


4. Concepts Definition

The following table shows the definitions for UCO concepts.

Concept Definition
UCO concepts definition.

5. Detailed Concepts

User Characterization Ontology (UCO) detailed concepts.