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Re: [ontolog-forum] glossary of ontology terminology

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From: paola.dimaio@xxxxxxxxx
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 10:21:14 +0700
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A long time has passed since this question    (01)

the full thread here    (02)

http://ontolog.cim3.net/forum/ontolog-forum/2007-06/msg00322.html    (03)

according to the replies, several people had several
initiatives already underway for this community    (04)

any updates?    (05)

I am certainly still aggregating and mapping bits of terminologies
from various efforts, and it looks from the current posts that people
in this forum are still struggling to communicate    (06)

A nice controlled vocabulary is still a good place to start curdling
sharing conceptualizationss ...and good practice too ... tough as it
is ......    (07)

quod erat demonstrandum?    (08)

On Sun, Jun 17, 2007 at 8:27 PM,  <paola.dimaio@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Peoples,
> I am looking for a credible glossary of ontological terms, and I dont find
> anything easily accessible, comprehensive and uptodate that I can trust
> I am aware there is a copyright issue - but we should try to go past that?
> Wikipedia is still flakey,  and  this looks better carried out on the web as
> a  collective task.  It looks like we have a good collection of definitions
> for 'ontology' on the summit wikipage, which shows  that we can produce
> things  I wonder if we should start working towards creating definitions (ta
> community of practice starts with common terminology)
> (we dont have to agree on everything, we could always have d1. d2 etc)
> The problem I have today is to define 'applied ontology'  and  'formal
> ontology' and wonder if there is any further distinction
> I have found some papers discussing in generally more than a page what a
> formal ontology is, but I am not satisfied
> I find a useful reference on Jsowa glossary for formal ontology, but it does
> not seem to be contrasting other types of ontology
> formal as opposed to terminological? or formal vs applied?
> what is applied ontology exactly? (wikipedia entry is contradictory)
> shall we start something? has someone compiled something that they want/can
> share and open up for collective editing? (I would be surprised otherwisee)
> thanks
> --
>    (09)

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