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(computer science) a rigorous and exhaustive organization of some knowledge domain that is usually hierarchical and contains all the relevant entities and their relations

the metaphysical study of the nature of being and existence

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Given the wilful refusal to acknowledge Yshiro ontologies, Blaser concluded that more attention to these ontological processes is needed:
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.
Keywords: fuzzy logic, fuzzy ontology, classification reasoning, individual classification, fuzzy ontologies realization
Onto-Engineered, Framework, integrating, requirement engineering, scientific ontologies, digital forensics.
At the framework level, (1) we verified the correctness of framework mapping (table 2) by first comparing the asserted hierarchies of the new and GSPAS ontologies, and then by comparing the respective inferred hierarchies.
A number of ontologies related to security and intrusion detection have been identified [8], [9].
By defining ontology in the first chapter a foundation is laid, making sure the reader understands the use of the term and discussing how ontologies can be used to successfully manage the voluminous amounts of data and information generated today.
Critique: Enhanced with the inclusion of figures, tables, a nineteen page Bibliography and a five page Index, "Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals" is an impressive and comprehensive study.
OWL enables to create ontologies using logic techniques and inferences.
b) the model of ontologies union of an conceptual domain objects has been developed special for realization of the method second step.
However, most of these approaches are based on individual ontologies that only model a part of the assessment domain, considering only the structural aspects of the assessments.
Ontologies have been developed to capture the knowledge of a real world domain.
A set of ontologies is designed as upper-level ontologies and application ontologies.
Substantially speaking, Extended Concept and Event Concept are both ontologies.
Heil suggests that we evaluate fundamental ontologies in terms of how they "stack up in a more encompassing ontological scheme.
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