In the MId-Level Ontology (MILO) that extends SUMO, there is the concept
of a FinancialText which ultimately is a subclass of the SUMO term Text
My intial assessment is that an Invoice should be a FinancialText. You can
get the MILO at <http://ontology.teknowledge.com> (02)
At 03:35 PM 7/10/2003 -0400, MDaconta@xxxxxxx wrote:
>I am working on a first draft of an invoice ontology in
>protege as an extension of (or connecting to) SUMO.
>This quickly gets us into the nature of an "invoice" and
>the questions we want our ontology to answer about
>My current high-level definition would be:
>"An invoice is a document which is part of a financial transaction
>between two or more parties and is a response to an order."
>Comments/refinements on the definition welcome. It is not meant
>to be exhaustive ... just accurate enough to correctly position the
>initial "bootstrap classes".
>In regards to SUMO, I have downloaded the protege version and
>included it in my protege project. While clearly an invoice follows
>the "physical" branch of the class hierarchy. I did not see anything
>in SUMO equal to or close to a Document. I probably missed it.
>Adam, is the concept of "Document" represented in SUMO?
>Michael C. Daconta
>Chief Scientist, APG, McDonald Bradley, Inc.
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