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2006
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Behavior of a Technical Artifact: An Ontological Perspective in Engineering
The term `behavior' is used ubiquitously in engineering. It refers roughly to the way technical artifacts `behave' in a given or hypothetical situation, and plays a pivot...
Stefano Borgo, Massimiliano Carrara, Pieter E. Ver...
FOIS
2006
9 years 1 months ago
Linking FrameNet to the Suggested Upper Merged Ontology
Deductive reasoning with natural language requires combining lexical resources with the world knowledge provided by ontologies. In this paper we describe the connection of FrameNe...
Jan Scheffczyk, Adam Pease, Michael Ellsworth
FOIS
2006
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A Reusable Ontology for Fluents in OWL
A critical problem for practical KR is dealing with relationships that change over time. This problem is compounded by representation languages such as OWL that are biased towards ...
Christopher A. Welty, Richard Fikes
FOIS
2006
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A Dynamic Theory of Ontology
Natural languages are easy to learn by infants, they can express any thought that any adult might ever conceive, and they accommodate the limitations of human breathing rates and s...
John F. Sowa
FOIS
2006
9 years 1 months ago
Simultaneous Events and the "Once-Only" Effect
Abstract. Some events recur, and some happen only once. Galton refers to the latter as "once-only" events [1]. In a first-order logic of events that makes a type-token di...
Haythem O. Ismail
FOIS
2006
9 years 1 months ago
Towards an ontology of agency and action From STIT to OntoSTIT+
Abstract. A variety of disciplines and research areas have separately studied the notions of action, agents and agency, but no integrated and well-developed formal ontology for the...
Nicolas Troquard, Robert Trypuz, Laure Vieu
FOIS
2006
9 years 1 months ago
PR-OWL: A Framework for Probabilistic Ontologies
Abstract. Across a wide range of domains, there is an urgent need for a wellfounded approach to incorporating uncertain and incomplete knowledge into formal domain ontologies. Alth...
Paulo Cesar G. da Costa, Kathryn B. Laskey
FOIS
2006
9 years 1 months ago
A theory of granular parthood based on qualitative cardinality and size measures
We present a theory of granular parthood based on qualitative cardinality and size measures. Using standard mereological relations and qualitative, contextdependent relations such ...
Thomas Bittner, Maureen Donnelly
FOIS
2006
9 years 1 months ago
Against Idiosyncrasy in Ontology Development
The world of ontology development is full of mysteries. Recently, ISO Standard 15926 ("Lifecycle Integration of Process Plant Data Including Oil and Gas Production Facilities&...
Barry Smith
FOIS
2006
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Modular Ontology Design Using Canonical Building Blocks in the Biochemistry Domain
The field of BioInformatics has become a major venue for the development and application of computational ontologies. Ranging from controlled vocabularies to annotation of experim...
Christopher J. Thomas, Amit P. Sheth, William S. Y...
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