Mark Musen and I would like to make a request to all 5
Please send a short summary statement to help flesh out the
Ontology Summit 2008 Communique that we are drafting. You may want to
provide this summary on your thread’s wiki page and simply provide us a
Suggested contributions from (with thread chairs):
State of the Art (Frank Olken)
Quality and Gatekeeping (Barry Smith and Fabian Neuhaus)
Ontology of Ontologies (Michael Gruninger and Pat Hayes)
Repository Architecture (Michelle Raymond and Ravi Sharma)
Open Ontology Repository (Mike Dean and Leo Obrst)
As we mention on the Communique wiki page at http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologySummit2008_Communique/Draft:
We would like to develop a narrative that shows how these threads
all connect, i.e., what is the state-of-the-art in ontology
- Which ontologies? Where are they?
Where are mappings among ontologies? What is the state of the
- What are the entry
requirements for ontologies and other artifacts for such an OOR: criteria,
validation, certification, etc.?
- What are the methodologies
for ontology development, ontology registration, repository services?
- What are the requirements
from content providers and from content users?
- To seriously
address the effort, we need to develop an ontology of ontologies: what is
- Once we have requirements, what is the best
architecture for an open ontology repository?
- Finally, we need an OOR
roadmap to realization that addresses design, implementation, maintenance,
and other issues to make this real.
Leo and Mark
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