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AO
2006
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Formal ontology meets industry
in ontology is quite abstract and often based on toy-examples to the point that the gap between the work of theoreticians and the needs of real applications is too wide to be cross...
Stefano Borgo, Matteo Cristani, Roberta Cuel
MIE
2008
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How Granularity Issues Concern Biomedical Ontology Integration
The application of upper ontologies has been repeatedly advocated for supporting interoperability between domain ontologies in order to facilitate shared data use both within and a...
Stefan Schulz, Martin Boeker, Holger Stenzhorn
FOMI
2008
10 years 1 months ago
The Business of Ontology calls for a Formal Pragmatics
I develop a few suggestions how formal ontology can meet industry and practice. This is not just a matter of useful ontology-based applications. That is a necessary but also rather...
Hans Akkermans
EKAW
2000
Springer
10 years 3 months ago
A Formal Ontology of Properties
A common problem of ontologies is that their taxonomic structure is often poor and confusing. This is typically exemplified by the unrestrained use of subsumption to accomplish a v...
Nicola Guarino, Christopher A. Welty
CONTEXT
1999
Springer
10 years 4 months ago
The Formal Structure of Ecological Contexts
This paper presents the outline of a formal ontology of contexts. More specifically, it deals with the ontology of ecological contexts (niches, habitats, environments, ambients) an...
Barry Smith, Achille C. Varzi
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