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Re: [Semantic_Web] Ontology Vs Semantic Networks

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 09:08:33 +0100
Message-ID: <465D3101.8010905@danbri.org>
To: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
CC: mhepp@computer.org, Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>, semantic_web@googlegroups.com, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>

Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> 
> I think, in the direction Danny has started, that you would be better 
> off considering the question differently than as posed.
> 
> Instead of:
> 
>>>> How can we distinguish between ontologies and semantic networks, and
>>>> in what respects are they similar.
> 
> how about:  How have the terms "ontology" and "semantic network" been 
> used historically?

This is a very healthy reformulation of the question. If more people 
thought this way, ... there'd be fewer wars and everyone would 
understand each other 100x better. Well, I exagerrate, but only a bit :)

Dan
Received on Wednesday, 30 May 2007 08:10:58 UTC

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