The speaker discusses the meaning of the word "ontology" in the context of computer science before focusing on how to select a relevant ontology for reuse rather than building your own from scratch. Includes numerous examples: Project Halo (a comprehensive computer knowledge base and problem-solving system for the natural sciences), Dublin Core, FOAF, SKOS, DBpedia, Freebase, WordNet, Schema.org, and GoodRelations.
Keywords: Linked Open Vocabularies (LOV), Ontology, Vocabulary
Author: Simperl, Elena
Date created: 2013-11-05 05:00:00.000
Time required: P40M
Educational use: instruction
Educational audience: generalPublic
Interactivity type: expositive
- [MOVE] Knows portals and registries for finding RDF-based vocabularies.
- Investigates how others have modeled the same or similar application domains.
- Knows that the word "ontology" is ambiguous, referring to any RDF vocabulary, but more typically a set of OWL classes and properties designed to support inferencing in a specific domain.