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Ontology and the practical arena

by Douglas Browning

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ontology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDouglas Browning.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD311 .B76 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 167 p. ;
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2190004M
    ISBN 100271006773
    LC Control Number89008369

    The fundamentals of ontology, epistemology and methodology matter in wisdom research for two important reasons. One is that researchers need to understand at a fundamental level the nature of practical wisdom (also called phrónêsis) if they are to sensibly discuss and create insights about its nature and understand how to ground those insights in organizations. Ontology allows a formal unambiguous specification of a given conceptualization [8]. That is a basic but critical feature as, if properly adopted, ontology may limit the risk of misinterpretation.

    an ontology in a semiautomatic way from the content of a relational database can be seen in the proposal by Benslimane et al. () which uses an analysis of HTML forms. − . Many papers on ontology and the book "The Ontology of the Analytic Tradition and Its Origins: Realism and Identity in Frege, Russell, Wittgenstein, and Quine" are available on Jan Dejnožka personal page. Piero Di Vona: Studi sulla Scolastica della Controriforma. L’esistenza e la sua distinzione metafisica dall’essenza, Firenze: La Nuova.

    Ontology engineering deals with ontology development process, ontology life-cycle, and the methods and methodologies for building ontologies. An ontology can be built from scratch, from an existing global or local ontology, from a corpus of information sources only, or from a combination of latter two approaches [25].A simple methodology known as Skeletal Method, . 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 .


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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Ontology is the branch of metaphysics which aims to understand the nature of being, what things (entities) there are in the universe, categorize things, and describe their relations.

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From the Jacket: In this challenging study in metaphilosophy Douglas. Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals provides an accessible introduction and exploration of ontologies and demonstrates their value to information professionals. 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. "Impressively well written, organized, and presented, Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals will prove to be an enduringly valued and appreciated addition to professional, community, and academic library Information Science reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists." --Midwest Book Review "Offers insight into the evolution.

Ontology traces its meaning from the ancient Greek present participle ων/on/ which means ‘to exist’. Therefore ontology in the social world is taken to mean the kinds of things that exist.

Guba () refers to ontology as the nature of the ‘knowable’ or the nature of. Ontology is the philosophical discipline which aims to understand how things in the world are divided into categories and how these categories are related together.

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