+1 - please! (01)
On 10/7/07 8:25 PM, "Peter Yim" <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> wrote: (02)
> Thank you for the update, Ken. ...You projects are really cool, as always!
> We should invite you over to give a talk at the Ontolog Forum about them.
> Regards. =ppy
> On 10/7/07, Kenneth Fields <ken@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Peter and All,
>> Sorry to report the slowness of our progress for this project - which
>> happens when
>> you aren't directly focused on structuring terminology but creating
>> the conditions for it.
>> We have managed to establish a good terminology base and community to
>> work with
>> in these last years. You might be interested in seeing the latest
>> issue of Organised Sound Journal v12.2:
>> This is a multilingual glossary with a solid history that we will be
>> working with:
>> My current project is working on a methodology for tagging objects
>> with mobile phones
>> and then tagging those tags with relational terms (ontologizing) -
>> called folk-ontology after
>> folksonomy - thus, not strictly focused/fixated on the 'hyponym' (the
>> is-a relationship).
>> see: tag798.daohaus.org.
>> Discussion welcome!
>> Ken Fields
>> On Oct 7, 2007, at 11:24 PM, Peter Yim wrote:
>>> (moving this conversation to a new, and more appropriately captioned
>>> thread. =ppy)
>>>> [DN] Would love to hear ideas but also the ontology of music
>>>> is something quite near to me...Duane,
>>> [ppy] You might be interested to check out the work by Ken Fields and
>>> his colleagues at the DAO (Digital Art Ontology) community. Ken has
>>> been a long time member of Ontolog, and the founder of the DAO
>>> The abstract to a recent work of his: "Electronic Music Terminology:
>>> Translation, Ontology, Knowledge Base" can be found at:
>>> Among other abstracts they had posted for their MusicAcoustic2006
>>> conference (see:
>>> http://dao.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ProposalAbstracts2006), I even
>>> spotted one on "Digital Silience" ... for those of you who were
>>> passionately discussing John Cage's work earlier. :-)
>>> Regards. =ppy
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: John F. Sowa <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Date: Oct 7, 2007 6:13 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [ontolog-forum] Common Logic is now an International
>>> To: "[ontolog-forum]" <ontolog-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Would love to hear ideas but also the ontology of music is
>>>> something quite near to me...
>>> For a connection between music and logic, consider the career
>>> of Stefan Bauer-Mengelberg (see below).
>>> Not mentioned in that article is the fact that he also translated
>>> many of the classic papers in logic by Frege, Goedel, and others
>>> from German to English, and he taught logic and probability at
>>> the IBM Systems Research Institute, where I also worked for many
>>> years. (I am also grateful to him for getting the IBM library to
>>> buy a very nice collection of logic books.)
>>> He also got a grant from the Ford Foundation to develop DARMS
>>> (Digital Alternate Representation of Music Scores). Following
>>> is a summary of DARMS:
>>> Online Resources from Beyond Midi
>>>> Our first 4 final tracks are available for free download at
>>> Do you have a more specific reference? That page is so crowded
>>> that it's impossible to find anything.
>>> Stefan Bauer-Mengelberg, a Conductor, 69
>>> Published: October 28, 1996
>>> Stefan Bauer-Mengelberg, a mathematician, conductor and lawyer, was
>>> found dead last Monday at his home in Amagansett, L.I. He was 69.
>>> The cause was heart failure, said a friend, Pat Trunzo 3d.
>>> Although Mr. Bauer-Mengelberg worked for many years as a mathematician
>>> for I.B.M., his simultaneous career as a conductor and teacher
>>> many prestigious posts. He was an assistant conductor at the New York
>>> Philharmonic under Leonard Bernstein during the 1959-60 season, and
>>> returned in later years as guest conductor of the orchestra. He also
>>> served as the music director of the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra
>>> from 1960-62, and as president of the Mannes College of Music from
>>> His overlapping expertise in computers and music led him to devise a
>>> system of musical notation for computers.
>>> Mr. Bauer-Mengelberg was born in Heidelberg, Germany, in 1927. His
>>> family moved to the United States when he was 12. After serving in the
>>> Army from 1946-47, he went on to college, receiving a bachelor's
>>> in philosophy and a master's in mathematics, both from New York
>>> University. Later he taught both subjects at a number of schools,
>>> including the New School for Social Research and Hunter College.
>>> When he was 49, already steeped in two full-time careers, Mr.
>>> Bauer-Mengelberg decided to study law. He graduated from New York
>>> University law school, becoming a full-time lawyer. He continued
>>> his law
>>> practice up to the time of his death.
>>> No immediate family members survive.
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