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Re: [ontolog-forum] Semantic Enterprise Architecture-Interoperability?

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From: "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 16:40:01 -0400
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On 9/10/2010 3:55 PM, segun alayande wrote:
> I am inclined to support Rich's view below.    (01)

Rich made the suggestion that we should blur the distinction
between ontologies and lexical resources.    (02)

> I have always struggled to answer is: When is a Conceptual
> Model an Ontology in practical terms?    (03)

Those are two more words that have come from different sources.
One definition that some people use is that an ontology is a
formalization of a conceptualization.    (04)

If your conceptual model is stated in some version of logic,
it is probably closer to a formal ontology than WordNet is.    (05)

John    (06)

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