13 edition of Ontologies found in the catalog.
|Statement||[edited by] Raj Sharman, Rajiv Kishore, Ram Ramesh.|
|Series||Integrated series in information systems -- 14|
|Contributions||Sharman, Raj., Kishore, Rajiv., Ramesh, Ram.|
|LC Classifications||TK5105.88815 .O58 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 930 p. :|
|Number of Pages||930|
|ISBN 10||0387370196, 0387370226|
|ISBN 10||9780387370194, 9780387370224|
|LC Control Number||2006930394|
The aim of this book is both to review fundamental theoretical issues on ontologies and to demonstrate the effectiveness of the ontological approach by illustrating real case studies. The first paper shows the usefulness of an ontological approach for solving some problems arising in medicine. This book, while not lengthy, is packed with a wealth of information about ontologies. It is broken into seven chapters that progress in a logical manner, starting with what an ontology is and covering how ontologies have developed with the need to handle data and information overload. The parts, types, and language of ontologies are discussed.
Ontologies will enrich taxonomies and make them more useful to the organization overall. Is a book on the Disney cartoon character Tinker Bell a book on fairies, a biography () (and yes Author: Kurt Cagle. of ontologies that do exist – but that do not clarify terms to the degree of accuracy that we target here. Accordingly, the reader new to the subject of ontologies may prefer to learn ﬁrst about applications and examples of ontologies in the latter parts of this book and may decide to return to this opening chapter once he wants toFile Size: KB.
Book Description. Postdevelopment in Practice critically engages with recent trends in postdevelopment and critical development studies that have destabilised the concept of development, challenging its assumptions and exposing areas where it has failed in its objectives, whilst also pushing beyond theory to uncover alternatives in practice.. This book reflects a rich and diverse range of. The book on Ontology in Information Science explores a broad set of ideas and presents some of the state-of-the-art research in this field concisely in 12 chapters. This book provides researchers and practitioners working in the field of ontology and information science an opportunity to share their theories, methodologies, experiences, and experimental results related to ontology development Author: Ciza Thomas.
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"An exciting, well-written, fun introduction to contemporary ontology." Choice Magazine "This is a delightful introduction, both to various ontological topics and Cited by: To be interoperable, an ontology needs an overarching 'basic formal ontology' (the USGS has one) as is explained in this ambitious new book.
Building ontologies with basic formal ontology* (Bobfo) is a page introduction to the subject by Robert Arp, Barry Smith and Andrew Spear.*Cited by: This book addresses the important, 2,year-old challenge of how to soundly formalize the content and organization of scientific knowledge.
As a user and teacher of ontological methods in medicine and engineering I have for years warned my students that the design of domain ontologies is a black art with no theoretical foundations and few practical principles. In applied linguistics, being explicit about ontologies of English, and how they underpin educational ideologies and professional practices, is essential.
For the first time, this volume presents a critical examination of the ways in which English is conceptualised for learning, teaching, and assessment, from both social and cognitive perspectives. An ontology is a formal description of concepts and relationships that can exist for a community of human and/or machine agents.
The notion of ontologies is crucial for the purpose of enabling knowledge sharing and reuse. The Handbook on Ontologies provides a comprehensive overview of the current. What are Ontologies. An ontology is a formal description of knowledge as a set of concepts within a domain and the relationships that hold between them.
To enable such a description, we need Ontologies book formally specify components such as individuals (instances of objects), classes, attributes and relations as well as restrictions, rules and axioms.
existing ontologies and extending them (McGuinness et al. Often an ontology of the domain is not a goal in itself. Ontologies book Developing an ontology is akin to defining a set of data and their structure for other programs to use. Problem-solving methods, domain-independent applications, and software agents use ontologies and knowledge bases.
The Handbook on Ontologies provides a comprehensive overview of the current status and future prospectives of the field of ontologies. The handbook demonstrates standards that have been created recently, it surveys methods that have been developed and it shows how to bring both into practice of ontology infrastructures and applications that are.
Chapters in the book also examine the study of ontologies, taxonomies and thesauri from the perspective of systematics and general systems theory. Ontologies, Taxonomies and Thesauri in Systems Science and Systematics will be extremely useful to those operating within the network of related fields, which includes documentation and information.
About the Book. This first general textbook An introduction to ontology engineering has as main aim to provide the reader with a comprehensive introductory overview of ontology engineering.
A secondary aim is to provide hands-on experience in ontology development that illustrate the : Maria Keet. Introduction to Bio-Ontologies provides a self-contained introduction to ontologies for bioinformaticians, computer scientists and biomedical scientists who need to know about the computational background and implementation of ontologies.
The book is designed to support either advanced undergraduate or master’s courses in bioinformatics or Author: Peter N.
Robinson. The primary objective of ONTOLOGIES: A Handbook of Principles, Concepts and Applications in Information Systems is to mobilize a collective awareness in the research community to the leading and emerging developments in ODIS, and consequently, highlight the enormous potential of ODIS research to both fundamentally transform and create.
Ontologies are often mentioned together with taxonomies, and in fact there is a lot of confusion between these two concepts, not the least because ontologies normally contain, yes, a taxonomy. In fact it is simple: a taxonomy is (more or less) comparable to a classification and an ontology may be compared with a thesaurus.
Ontologies are used in many disciplines, but are most commonly associated with Artificial Intelligence (AI), and possibly Natural Language Processing (NLP) applications. However, a less likely application of ontologies, and an area of interest for me is with Data Integration and Knowledge Management systems.
More data and information is being created than ever before. Ontologies, formal representations of knowledge with rich semantic relationships, have become increasingly important in the context of today's information overload and data deluge.
The publishing and sharing of explicit explanations for a wide variety of concepts, in a machine readable format, has the power to both. The Handbook on Ontologies provides a comprehensive overview of the current status and future prospectives of the field of ontologies considering ontology languages, ontology engineering methods, example ontologies, infrastructures and technologies for ontologies, and how to bring this all into ontology-based infrastructures and applications.
An ontology is a description (like a formal specification of a program) of concepts and relationships that can exist for an agent or a community of agents.
The concept is important for the purpose of enabling knowledge sharing and reuse. The Handbook on Ontologies provides a comprehensive overview of the current status and future prospectives of the field of ontologies.4/5(3). This book provides an introduction to the field of applied ontology that is of particular relevance to biomedicine, covering theoretical components of ontologies, best practices for ontology design, and examples of biomedical ontologies in use.
Ontology, the philosophical study of being in general, or of what applies neutrally to everything that is real. It was called “first philosophy” by Aristotle in Book IV of his Metaphysics.
The Latin term ontologia (“science of being”) was felicitously invented by the German philosopher Jacob. the chapters in a di erent order (see ‘how to use the book’). As to how comprehensive an introduction to ontology engineering should be, there is no good answer.
At least for this rst version, the aim is for a semester-long course, where each chapter can be covered in a week and does not require too much. Book Description The originality of this book, which deals with such a new subject matter, lies in the application of methods and concepts never used before - such as ontologies and taxonomies, as well as thesauri - to the ordering of knowledge based on primary information.Book January Handbook on Ontologies; pp; Eero Hyvönen.
Cultural heritage is a promising application domain for semantic web technologies due the semantic richness and.The originality of this book, which deals with such a new subject matter, lies in the application of methods and concepts never used before – such as ontologies and taxonomies, as well as thesauri - to the ordering of knowledge based on primary information.