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Re: [pedantic-web] Ontology Wars? Concerned

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 19:56:00 +0000
Message-ID: <4B045150.8070103@webr3.org>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
CC: pedantic-web@googlegroups.com, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> Nathan wrote:
>> Perhaps I'm missing something, but the primary focus for me is to use
>> ontologies that people will be using in SPARQL (or alternative language)
>> queries. Anything else appears to be a waste of time.
>> Multiple properties in multiple languages that appear to describe the
>> same thing make no logical sense to me whatsoever, and questioning my
>> own programming capabilities here, I don't see how they will to a
>> machine either.
> Ah! Now your going to the next stage, and this is where UMBEL [1] gets
> interesting :-) It provides you with a framework meshing
> ontologies to reflect your particular world view i.e., you can use UMBEL
> (as is), or your adaptation (i.e. you additional mappings) as an
> inference rules context.
> 1. http://umbel.org

thanks again kingsley :)
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