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作者 Colomb, R.M
書名 Ontology and the Semantic Web
出版項 Amsterdam : IOS Press, 2007
©2007
國際標準書號 9781607502340 (electronic bk.)
9781586037291
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (272 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
附註 Title page -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Introduction: The Dream of Interoperability -- A Book-Shopping Bot -- What Resources We Need to Support an Agent -- Plan of the Book -- Major Exercise -- Further Reading -- Institutional Facts: Making Sense of What Is Going On -- What We Talk About in Information Systems -- How an Institutional World Operates -- Key Concepts -- Exercise -- Further Reading -- Semantic Heterogeneity -- Federated Databases -- Semantic Heterogeneity -- Semantic Heterogeneity Is the Norm -- How to Make a Federation -- Key Concepts -- Further Reading -- Some Examples -- Need an Ontology Representation Language -- Z39.50 Information Retrieval Ontology -- Tic-Tac-Toe -- Standard Industrial Classification -- SNOMED -- Periodic Table -- Dimensions -- Discussion -- Key Concepts -- Exercise -- Complex Objects -- A World of Objects -- Ontologies Versus Models -- Complex Objects -- Representation of Identity and Unity in a Single Information System -- Interoperating Systems -- Comment on the Examples -- Summary of Identity and Unity -- Key Concepts -- Exercise -- Further Reading -- Subclasses and Subproperties -- Subclasses and Subsumption -- Defined Classes Versus Declared Classes -- Interoperation Example -- A More Complex Example -- Subproperties -- Commentary on the Examples -- Discussion -- Key Concepts -- Exercise -- Further Reading -- Formal Upper Ontologies -- Structures so Far Not Enough -- Upper Ontologies -- BWW System -- Dolce System -- Comparison of BWW and Dolce Ontologies -- Benefits of Using a Formal Upper Ontology -- Application to the Examples -- Discussion -- Key Concepts -- Exercise -- Further Reading -- Quality -- Quality of Ontologies -- Gruber's Design Principles -- Cost Considerations -- Discussion -- Key Concepts -- Exercise -- Further Reading -- Uses of Ontology -- Perspectives
Application Types -- Business Applications -- Ontology Lifecycle -- Analytic Applications -- Engineering Applications -- Ontology Engineering -- Key Concepts -- Further Reading -- Representations of Ontologies: RDFS -- Airlines Example -- Representation in Bare XML -- Resource-Definition Framework (RDF) -- RDF Schema -- Key Concepts -- Exercise -- Further Reading -- Web Ontology Language OWL -- Why RDF Schema Is Not Enough -- Metamodel of OWL -- OWL Properties -- Names -- Class Descriptions -- Defined Subclasses for the Airlines Ontology -- Ontology as an Engineered Object -- Flavours of OWL -- Key Concepts -- Exercise -- Further Reading -- Advanced Issues -- How OWL Relates to Desired Capabilities for Ontology Representation -- Capabilities of Ontology Platforms -- Avoiding Attributes -- Bulk Classes -- Concept Versus Representational Classes -- Dimension -- Representing Mereological Structures -- N-Ary Associations -- Extent-Descriptive Metaclasses -- Discussion -- Key Concepts -- Exercise -- Further Reading -- Predicates -- Predicates and Their Uses -- Abstract Syntax for CL -- CL Beyond OWL -- Connecting OWL and CL -- If OWL Full Is Strange, CL Is Even Stranger -- Key Concepts -- Exercise -- Further Reading -- Topic Maps -- Topics -- Linear Topic Maps Notation -- Associations -- Scope -- The Topic Map -- Reification -- Topic as a Class -- Merging Topic Maps -- Key Concepts -- Exercises -- Further Reading -- Using an Ontology: The Ontology Server -- What Is an Ontology Server? -- Design Time Requirements -- Commit Time Requirements -- Run Time Requirements -- Structure of Ontology Server -- Key Concepts -- Bibliography -- Appendix A - SIC -- SIC Major Group 08: Forestry -- SIC Major Group 73: Business Services -- Appendix B - Airline Ontology in RDF -- Appendix C - Explanation of Some Technical Concepts -- Equivalence Relation -- Lexical/Logical
Types -- Mereology -- Appendix D - Conceptual Modeling Languages -- UML Classes Model -- Entity-Relationship Model -- Object-Role Modeling -- Appendix E - Logical Integrity Constraints -- Solutions to Exercises -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 -- Chapter 10 -- Chapter 11 -- Chapter 12 -- Chapter 13 -- Chapter 14 -- Subject Index
Covers developments from philosophy, artificial intelligence and information systems to formulate a collection of functional requirements for ontology development. This book looks at several ontology representation languages to show how they support the functional requirements, what deficiencies there are, and how they relate to each other
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Colomb, R.M. Ontology and the Semantic Web Amsterdam : IOS Press,c2007 9781586037291
主題 Semantic Web.;Ontology
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