Revue: Special Issue Applied Ontology

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at LIPN.UNIV-PARIS13.FR
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Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 14:20:57 +0200 (CEST)
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Special Issue Applied Ontology out now:
Ontological Foundations of Conceptual Modelling
Guest-edited by Giancarlo Guizzardi and Terry Halpin

The objective of this issue is to collect innovative and high-quality
research contributions regarding the role played by formal ontology,
philosophical logics, cognitive sciences and linguistics to the
foundations of conceptual modeling. The issue should be of interest to
several academic communities, including primarily the communities of
applied ontology and conceptual modeling, but also the ones of
database and information systems design, knowledge engineering,
semantic interoperability and information integration, enterprise
modeling, agent and object orientation, software engineering (in
particular domain and requirements engineering), natural-language
processing, business rules and model-driven engineering.

The applied ontology editorial team is very proud of this special
issue and wants to share some contents with you. Click on the links
below to access three articles from this latest issue of Applied
Ontology without costs.

Contents Special Issue Volume 3, Number 1-2 (2008)

Guest Editorial: Ontological foundations for conceptual modelling
Giancarlo Guizzardi and Terry Halpin (USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO READ THIS

An ontology engineering methodology for DOGMA
Peter Spyns, Yan Tang and Robert Meersman

AEON – An approach to the automatic evaluation of ontologies
Johanna Völker, Denny Vrande_i_, York Sure and Andreas Hotho (USE THE

Observations, measurements and semantic reference spaces
Florian Probst

Representing and reasoning over a taxonomy of part–whole relations C.
Maria Keet and Alessandro Artale (USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO READ THIS

Epistemological perspectives on ontology-based theories for conceptual
Jan Recker and Björn Niehaves

About Applied Ontology
Applied Ontology (Editors-in-Chief: Nicola Guarino and Mark Musen) is a
journal whose focus is on information content in its broadest sense. It
focuses on two broad kinds of content-based research activities:
ontological analysis and conceptual modeling. The former includes any
attempt to investigate the nature and structure of a domain of interest
using rigorous philosophical or logical tools; the latter concerns the
cognitive and linguistic structures we use to model the world, as well as
the various analysis tools and methodologies we adopt for producing useful
computational models.

Applied Ontology (ISSN 1570-5838) will be published in 1 volume of 4
issues in 2009 (Volume 4). Institutional subscription (print and online):
€443 / US$640 (including postage and handling). Check for
information on individual subscription prices.

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