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RE: [OPEN] what's in an acronym

From: Oscar Corcho <ocorcho@fi.upm.es>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 17:14:12 +0100
To: <public-swbp-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000c01c40d04$0d63efa0$610212ac@rootmad>
I also think that OEP is a good acronym.

Oscar
  -----Mensaje original-----
  De: public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org]En
nombre de Christopher Welty
  Enviado el: jueves, 18 de marzo de 2004 17:11
  Para: Deborah L. McGuinness
  CC: public-swbp-wg@w3.org; public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org
  Asunto: Re: [OPEN] what's in an acronym





  Deb wrote on 03/18/2004 11:00:49 AM:

  > on the name, i would like an acronym that is easy to search for (in
email, archives, etc.)
  > Thus normal english words like  open and pat are less desirable.

  Agreed.

  > I am happy with OEDP  and OEP  with a slight preference for OEP Ontology
  > Engineering and Patterns

  I have the same preference.

  ANY OBJECTIONS?


  >
  > Deborah
  >
  > Christopher Welty wrote:
  >
  > ANy other acronym suggestions?  Let's close this quickly.
  >
  > -Chris
  >
  >
  > Dr. Christopher A. Welty, Knowledge Structures Group
  > IBM Watson Research Center, 19 Skyline Dr., Hawthorne, NY  10532     USA
  > Voice: +1 914.784.7055,  IBM T/L: 863.7055, Fax: +1 914.784.7455
  > Email: welty@watson.ibm.com, Web:
http://www.research.ibm.com/people/w/welty/
  >
  > public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org wrote on 03/11/2004 09:26:12 PM:
  >
  > > I share the concern about the ‘OPEN’ acronym. People will surely
forget to use [],
  > > so it might be a good idea to change the acronym to say:
  > > OEDP Ontology Engineering Design Patterns  or OEP: Ontology
Engineering and Patterns
  > >
  > > Mike
  > >
  > >
  > > -----Original Message-----
  > > From: public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org
[mailto:public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of
  > > Alan Rector
  > > Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 11:31 PM
  > > To: Christopher Welty
  > > Cc: pat hayes; public-swbp-wg@w3.org; public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org
  > > Subject: Re: [OPEN] new member invitations
  > >
  > > Chris
  > > Yes.  I am very interested.  In fact I am trying to write up our
teaching
  > > experience in terms of "issues", "patterns" and "operations" as we
speak and
  > > getting together a Manchester effort to pool our teaching experience.
  > > I agree with Chris that I would prefer to avoid "Meta-ontology" which
risks being
  > > seen, or worse becoming, too abstracted
  > > Also, trivia - OPEN is a great acronym, but on its own it risks being
filtered by
  > > headers for other open source lists unless we are sure we stick to
"[OPEN]" in the
  > > subject header with both square brackets. Without the square brackets
it's likely
  > > to get lost.
  > > Regards
  > > Alan
  > >
  > > Christopher Welty wrote:
  > >
  > > Alan, Pat,
  > > At the f2f, we formed a task force within the working group called
"Ontology
  > > Patterns and Engineering" (OPEN) which will focus on publishing
ontology design
  > > patterns and general "meta ontological" (for lack of a better term)
design
  > > principles (the notion of a "backbone taxonomy" for example).  Current
members are
  > > Deborah McGuinness, Aldo Gangemi, Oscar Corcho, and Mike Uschold.  And
me.
  > > We agreed at the f2f to TRY and put [OPEN] in the subject line for
task force
  > > communication, and members will be expected to write and review some
  > > patterns/design principles.
  > > I think you two would be very good additions to the group.  I'm not
sure there is
  > > any formal membership process for task forces (Guus - is there???),
but I suppose
  > > it would be useful for us to know who considers themselves to be
participants - so
  > > please let us know if you'll join.
  > > -Chris
  > > Dr. Christopher A. Welty, Knowledge Structures Group
  > > IBM Watson Research Center, 19 Skyline Dr., Hawthorne, NY  10532
USA
  > > Voice: +1 914.784.7055,  IBM T/L: 863.7055, Fax: +1 914.784.7455
  > > Email: welty@watson.ibm.com, Web:
http://www.research.ibm.com/people/w/welty/
  > >
  > > --
  > > Alan L Rector
  > > Professor of Medical Informatics
  > > Department of Computer Science
  > > University of Manchester
  > > Manchester M13 9PL, UK
  > > TEL: +44-161-275-6188/6239/7183
  > > FAX: +44-161-275-6204
  > > Room: 2.88a, Kilburn Building
  > > email: rector@cs.man.ac.uk
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  > >
  >
  > --
  >  Deborah L. McGuinness
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