This site has all kinds of information re: the SWEBoK:
. Is this not what the 2010 summit is attempting to map out for the
ontologist of the future? (01)
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On Dec 18, 2009, at 5:09 PM, "Schiffel, Jeffrey A"
> wrote: (04)
>> From: Ed Barkmeyer
>> I don't know how to teach knowledge engineering skills; so I can't
>> imagine developing an abstract test for them.
>> I suppose that, since one can now be a Certified UML Modeler, one
>> could probably be a Certified OWL Modeler. OTOH, the relationship
>> between Certified OWL Modeler and "ontologist aptitude" is unknown.
> This is the key to developing an OAT. Rather than first developing
> the test, instead create an Ontologist Body of Knowledge. From them,
> several items follow, including an aptitude test.
> The steps in order are these:
> 1. Build an OBoK.
> 2. Build a training curriculum.
> 3. Build a certification test.
> 4. Build an aptitude test.
> To get started, here are just a few possible OBoK topics:
> - Training and years of experience in use of logic, including FOL
> and modal logics. Applied use, such as SQL or DL.
> - Training and years of experience in conceptual structures,
> including graphical tools and formal notations like XML, UML, many
> - Use of ontology tools, ranging from general purpose tools (e.g.,
> databases and Protégé) to specialized ontology tools.
> - Training or skill in general systems theory.
> - Training in algebraic methods such as trees and digraphs,
> lattices, and similar group structures, and in graph theory.
> - Knowledge of an "ontology life cycle," to include designing an
> maintaining individual or coupled ontologies.
> - Basic principles of syntax, semantics, semiotics.
>> From topics such as these, not only can a OBoK and an
>> accomplishments test be developed, but also a training curriculum.
>> Once these three exist, an aptitude test should be simple to
> -- Jeff Schiffel
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