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|From:||Pat Hayes <phayes@xxxxxxx>|
|Date:||Thu, 13 Mar 2008 22:42:33 -0500|
At 9:46 PM -0500 3/13/08, John F. Sowa wrote:
Arrive: 07:59 PM, New York, NY (JFK)
Probably not, because both sides would agree this is an event-like thing that can have temporal parts.
Well, one framework might express this by saying that the relevant temporal part of the airplane is part of the flight. The other framework would find this incoherent. An ontology has to choose some way to express this.
The only relevant information about the type B767-300 is the
For the passengers and booking agents, yes; but for scheduling maintenance other things, including the history of this particular airplane, become highly relevant. And for the pilots to submit a flight plan before take-off, something has to do a lot of reasoning about liquids and windspeeds and rates of consumption.
Two computers can interoperate on airline reservations if they
The distinction between sharing data and sharing ontologies isn't clear-cut. But I agree, this notion of keeping ontologies local is attractive. Either way, though, there has to be some kind of global agreement on how to format the shared information. Whether one calls this 'ontology' or not isn't too important, seems to me.
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