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Ontologies for Agents

Theory and Experiences (Whitestein Series in Software Agent Technologies and Autonomic Computing)
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Computing and Information Technology, Metaphysics & ontology, General, Computer Books: General, Computers, Computers - Communications / Networking, Programming - Software Development, Information Technology, Networking - General, Computers / Networking / General, Intelligent agents (Computer software), Knowledge representation (Information theory), Ont
ContributionsValentina Tamma (Editor), Stephen Cranefield (Editor), Timothy W. Finin (Editor), Steven Willmott (Editor)
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Open LibraryOL9090965M
ISBN 103764372370
ISBN 139783764372378

There is a growing interest in the use of ontologies for multi-agent system app- cations. On the one hand, the agent paradigm is successfully employed in those applications where autonomous, loosely-coupled, heterogeneous, and distributed systems need to.

In principle ontologies and agents are a match made in heaven, that has failed to happen. What makes a simple piece of software an agent is its ability to communicate in a ”social” environment, to make autonomous decisions, and to be proactive on behalf of its user.

Buy Handbook on Ontologies (International Handbooks on Information Systems) ontology is a formal description of concepts and relationships that can exist for a community of human and/or machine agents. The notion of ontologies is crucial for the purpose of enabling knowledge sharing and reuse.

The Handbook on Ontologies provides a 5/5(1). Supporting agents linguistic communication / Maria Teresa Pazienza and Michele Vindigni --Ontology translation by ontology merging and automated reasoning / Dejing Dou, Drew McDermott and Peishen Qi --Collaborative understanding of distributed ontologies in a multiagent framework: experiments on operational issues / Leen-Kiat Soh --Reconciling.

Ontology has caught on as a major tool in both the Web and in multi-agent systems. In Webontology is being used to extend the search capability; for. An Ontology model provides much the same information, except a data model is specifically related to data only.

The data model provides entities that will become tables in a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS), and the attributes will become columns with specific data types and constraints, and the relationships will be identifying and nonidentifying foreign. Ontologies have been developed and investigated for some time in artificial intelligence to facilitate knowledge sharing and reuse.

More recently, the notion of ontologies has attracted attention from fields such as databases, intelligent information integration, cooperative information systems, information retrieval, electronic commerce, enterprise application integration, and Cited by: In applied linguistics, being explicit about ontologies of English, and how they underpin educational ideologies and professional practices, is essential.

For the first time, this volume presents a critical examination of the ways in which English is conceptualised for learning, teaching, and assessment, from both social and cognitive perspectives. The Handbook on Ontologies provides a comprehensive overview of the current status and future prospectives of the field of ontologies.

The handbook demonstrates standards that have been created recently, it surveys methods that have been developed and it shows how to bring both into practice of ontology infrastructures and applications that are.

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Ontologies and Intelligent Agents: A Powerful Bond: /ch The emerged form of information with computer-processable meaning (semantics) as presented in the framework of the Semantic Web (SW) facilitates machines toAuthor: Kostas Kolomvatsos.

existing ontologies and extending them (McGuinness et al. Often an ontology of the domain is not a goal in itself. Developing an ontology is akin to defining a set of data and their structure for other programs to use. Problem-solving methods, domain-independent applications, and software agents use ontologies and knowledge bases.

What are Ontologies. An ontology is a formal description of knowledge as a set of concepts within a domain and the relationships that hold between them. To enable such a description, we need to formally specify components such as individuals (instances of objects), classes, attributes and relations as well as restrictions, rules and axioms.

Get this from a library. Ontologies for agents: theory and experiences. [Valentina Tamma;] -- There is a growing interest in the use of ontologies for multi-agent system app- cations.

On the one hand, the agent paradigm is successfully employed in.

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In computer science and information science, an ontology encompasses a representation, formal naming and definition of the categories, properties and relations between the concepts, data and entities that substantiate one, many or all domains of simply, an ontology is a way of showing the properties of a subject area and how they are related, by defining a set of.

Ontologies are the tools to provide comprehensive description of the domain of interest with respect to the users’ needs • To share common understanding of the structure of information among people or software agents. It is something that we see when, for example, medical information is published on, several different websites.

This book is organized as follows: Chapter I, Current issues and the need for ontologies and agents, describes existing problems associated with. An ontology is a description (like a formal specification of a program) of concepts and relationships that can exist for an agent or a community of agents.

The concept is important for the purpose of enabling knowledge sharing and reuse. The Handbook on Ontologies provides a comprehensive overview of the current status and future prospectives of the field of ontologies.4/5(3).

Kristiina Jokinen, Graham Wilcock, in Multimodal Behavior Analysis in the Wild, Dialogs using domain ontologies. As intelligent agents and social robots are now envisaged as companions and assistants at workplaces and homes, one of the main challenges that such agents must address is the acquisition of knowledge in order to act and also to understand the.

Ontologies. An ontology can be viewed as a model of a domain that defines the concepts existing in that domain, their attributes and the relationships between them and is typically represented as a knowledge base.

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Within health informatics, an ontology is a formal description of a health-related domain. • Semantic Web aims to make web content more accessible to automated processes – Adds semantic annotations to web resources • Ontologies provide vocabulary for annotations – Terms have well defined meaning • OWL ontology language based on (description) logic – Exploits results of basic research on complexity, reasoning, Size: 2MB.

Books shelved as ontology: Being and Time by Martin Heidegger, Naming and Necessity by Saul A. Kripke, The Democracy of Objects by Levi Bryant, The Myth. In the setting of knowledge-based agents and multi-agent systems, an ontology is a description of the concepts and relationships that can exist for an agent or a community of agents.

Roughly speaking, ontologies specify the vocabulary used to talk about both the agents, their characteristics and functionalities, and the domain in which agents. List of Literary Agents – Use our free lists of book agents in our literary agencies database for all Book Agents Near Me searches.

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The Golden Agents project develops ontologies to support research of interactions between the various branches of the creative industries of the Dutch Golden Age and between producers and consumers of cultural goods in the context of the research infrastructure that combines semantic web and multi-agent technologies.

Read more. Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals provides an accessible introduction and exploration of ontologies and demonstrates their value to information professionals. More data and information is being created than ever before. Ontologies, formal representations of knowledge with rich semantic relationships, have become increasingly important in the context.

This book addresses the important, 2,year-old challenge of how to soundly formalize the content and organization of scientific knowledge. As a user and teacher of ontological methods in medicine and engineering I have for years warned my students that the design of domain ontologies is a black art with no theoretical foundations and few practical principles.

BAO currently has over classes and also makes use of several other ontologies. It describes several concepts related to biological screening, including Perturbagen, Format, Meta Target, Design, Detection Technology, and Endpoint. Perturbagens are perturbing agents that are screened in an assay; they are mostly small molecules.

Ontologies of English - edited by Christopher J. Hall January We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. On the semantic web we will go much further than this, creating machine-readable ontologies used by "capable" agents to find these web services and automate their use.

A well-known problem with the web of today is the difficulty in finding. An ontology is a formal description of concepts and relationships that can exist for a community of human and/or machine agents.

The notion of ontologies is crucial for the purpose of enabling knowledge sharing and reuse. The Handbook on Ontologies provides a comprehensive overview of the Author: Steffen Staab.Ontology definition is - a branch of metaphysics concerned with the nature and relations of being.

How to use ontology in a sentence.Rajendra Kumbhar, in Library Classification Trends in the 21st Century, Ontology – meaning. Ontology, in its philosophical meaning, is the discipline investigating the structure of reality, which can be structured into a series of integrative levels, such as the physical, the biological, the mental and the cultural, and each level acts as a base for the emergence of .