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Ontology Barry Smith

1 Preprint version of chapter "Ontology", in L. Floridi (ed.), Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Computing and Information , Oxford: Blackwell, 2003, 155-166.

Formal Ontology and Information Systems

Amended version of a paper appeared in N. Guarino (ed.), Formal Ontology in Information Systems. Proceedings of FOIS'98, Trento, Italy, 6-8 June 1998.

Definitions of Ontology - First Part: from Christian Wolff to ...

Definitions of Ontology - First Part: from Christian Wolff to Edmund Husserl INTRODUCTION: DEFINING "ONTOLOGY" a) One of the best available dictionaries gives the following definition of Ontology: "1.

Ontology

Ontology to appear in the Encyclopedia of Database Systems , Ling Liu and M. Tamer Özsu (Eds.) , Springer-Verlag, 2008. TITLE OF ENTRY Ontology BYLINE Tom Gruber, http://tomgruber.org. Formerly of Stanford University, Intraspect Software, and RealTravel. com. SYNONYMS computational ontology ...

Ontology Development 101: A Guide to Creating Your First Ontology

1 Ontology Development 101: A Guide to Creating Your First Ontology Natalya F. Noy and Deborah L. McGuinness Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305 noy@smi.stanford.edu and dlm@ksl.stanford.edu 1 Why develop an ontology?

Ontology and Information Systems

1 Ontology and Information Systems Barry Smith 1 Philosophical Ontology Ontology as a branch of philosophy is the science of what is, of the kinds and structures of objects, properties, events, processes and relations in every area of reality.

A collation by paulquek - What is an Ontology? - Page 1 Ontology

ontology Page 1 Ontology A collation by paulquek Adapted from Barry Smith's draft @ http://ontology.buffalo.edu/smith/articles/ontology_PIC.pdf Download PDF file

A Review Document

Introduction One classical dictionary definition of Ontology may be: "The branch of metaphysics that deals with the nature of being" . It begins with Aristotle attempt to classify things in the world.

Ontology: Towards a New Synthesis Barry Smith1 and ...

Ontology: Towards a New Synthesis Barry Smith 1 and Christopher Welty 2 1 Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY 14260, USA phismith@buffalo.edu 2 Computer Science Dept., Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY 12604, USA weltyc@cs. vassar.edu Abstract — This introduction to the ...

Gene Ontology: tool for the unification of biology

commentary nature genetics • volume 25 • may 2000 25 Gene Ontology: tool for the unification of biology The Gene Ontology Consortium* *Michael Ashburner 1, Catherine A. Ball 3, Judith A. Blake 4, David Botstein 3, Heather Butler 1, J. Michael Cherry 3, Allan P. Davis 4, Kara Dolinski 3 ...