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Theory and applications of ontology. Computer applications

Author: Roberto Poli; Michael Healy; Achilles Kameas
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer Verlag, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

This anthology furthers discussion about the relationship between ontology in philosophy and ontology in information technology. It fills a gap in cutting-edge research on ontology in both fields,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto Poli; Michael Healy; Achilles Kameas
ISBN: 9789048188468 9048188466
OCLC Number: 706017077
Description: 1 online resource (400 pages)
Contents: The Interplay Between Ontology as Categorial Analysis and Ontology as Technology.- Ontological Architectures.- Organization and Management of Large Categorical Systems.- The Information Flow Approach to Ontology-Based Semantic Alignment.- Ontological Evaluation and Validation.- Tools for Ontology Engineering and Management.- Ontological Tools: Requirements, Design Issues and Perspectives.- Using the Unified Foundational Ontology (UFO) as a Foundation for General Conceptual Modeling Languages.- Lightweight Ontologies.- WordNet.- Controlled English to Logic Translation.- Cyc.- Ontological Foundations of dolce.- General Formal Ontology (GFO): A Foundational Ontology for Conceptual Modelling.- Ontologies in Biology.- The Ontology of Medical Terminological Systems: Towards the Next Generation of Medical Ontologies.- Ontologies of Language and Language Processing.- Business Ontologies.- Ontologies for E-government.- An Ontology-Driven Approach and a Context Management Framework for Ubiquitous Computing Applications.- Category Theory as a Mathematics for Formalizing Ontologies.- Issues of Logic, Algebra and Topology in Ontology.- The Institutional Approach.- Ontology Engineering, Universal Algebra, and Category Theory.
Responsibility: edited by Roberto Poli, Michael Healy and Achilles Kameas.


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