Some Observations on the Case Studies: Lessons Learned and Current Challenges
Given the broad range of applications for ontologies, how can we analyse the relations between ontologies and their social and cultural contexts? The source of many of the issues we stumble upon in dealing with ontologies in the real world, can be found in philosophy. Perhaps not surprisingly, philosophy delivers some plausible tools for analyzing the role of ontologies in the applications we have discussed above.
KeywordsGeographical Information System Building Information Model Formal Ontology Multiple Ontology Combine Project
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