We'll ultimately need the functionality of an ontology browser. Why not
run an existing browser and then we'll have hyperlinked listings of axioms
and a hierarchy view already? You can get a free web-based browser that's
easy to install from
You can see it running live at <http://virtual.cvut.cz/kifb/en/>. That
browser also addresses the multiple language presentation issue. It
already handles a German presentation. There's a Chinese version of the
SUMO hierarchy on line at
As far as the naming convention, SUMO uses InterCaps. (02)
At 11:41 PM 7/14/2003 -0700, Kurt Conrad wrote:
>Peter and I set up the Invoice concept Wiki page. It can be found at
>The approach that we took was to first consolidate the various definitions
>of Invoice that have been passed around. Once we have settled on the
>"official" Ontolog definition for invoice, we expect that the material
>copied from forum postings can be removed.
>We thought about trying to reflect some sort of structure (e.g., class
>hierarchy) either on the concept page or across concept pages. This
>proved to be problematic for a number of reasons. As a result, the Wiki
>page includes a Related Concepts section, but the concepts are only listed
>without any regard to the ways that they are related.
>As we populated the Related Concepts section with examples, we identified
>a number of issues which should be addressed by the team in the near
>term. The most critical ones are:
>1) Determining the naming conventions that we will use for the
>concepts. A number of alternatives are listed on the Wiki page.
>2) Ensuring that the concepts that we are defining map cleanly to the
>concepts identified by the UBL committee. Toward this end, I populated
>the Related Concepts section with the concepts listed in the appropriate
>version 0.7 analysis spreadsheet.
>A Specifications has also been provided. Although it isn't populated at
>this time, we expect it to contain (or link) to matching representations
>(Protoge, KIF, XML Schema, etc.).
>Please review this page with an eye to using the resulting page structure
>as a model for "all" concept pages.
>/s/ kwc 2003.07.14 23:41
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