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Re: metadata and ontologies

From: carl mattocks <carlmattocks@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 14:45:17 -0400
Message-ID: <CAHtonunpNRyqP-J4+3JSh8QkpH+ByYbtr+cNoPSjjxzkQ9NdRg@mail.gmail.com>
To: ProjectParadigm-ICT-Program <metadataportals@yahoo.com>
Cc: Hugh Glaser <hugh@glasers.org>, Diogo FC Patrao <djogopatrao@gmail.com>, Alexander Garcia Castro <alexgarciac@gmail.com>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Alexander:

Given that you are very knowledgeable about ontologies, semantics,
informatics  .. what do you mean by 'Difference'

Carl
It was a pleasure to clarify


On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 1:15 PM ProjectParadigm-ICT-Program <
metadataportals@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Metadata is a non homogeneous collection of data about data without an
> overarching scheme of data organization structures.
>
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> On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 10:38:13 AM ADT, Diogo FC Patrao <
> djogopatrao@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> I would add that metadata can be represented using ontologies; and because
> ontologies implements many desirable things in this context (restricted
> vocabulary; text annotation; concept relationships; query language), they
> are really useful.
>
> Also, there are a lot of openly available metadata ontologies, such as the
> Dublin Core.
>
> cheers
>
> --
> diogo patrĂ£o
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>
>
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 10:15 AM Hugh Glaser <hugh@glasers.org> wrote:
>
> Simply put:
> Metadata is easy; ontologies are hard ;-)
>
> Sorry.
>
> But maybe because:
> Metadata is something you can't much argue about the values of;
> if it is an ontology you can argue, and probably will.
>
> For example:
> I can tell you what my mother's Maiden Name was; and I could tell you what
> her Birth Name was.
> That's metadata.
> But if you started to discuss whether they were the same (they weren't),
> you would have moved beyond the world of metadata.
>
> No pointers, I'm afraid, but examples.
>
> > On 25 Sep 2019, at 11:07, Alexander Garcia Castro <alexgarciac@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all. Can someone point me to information about the difference between
> metadata and ontologies? examples?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Best.
> >
> > --
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> >
>
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> Hugh
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