Issue No. 05 - September/October (2009 vol. 11)
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Thomas C. Jepsen , IT consultant
This tutorial article describes some definitions of "ontology" as it relates to computer applications and gives an overview of some common ontology-based applications.
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T. C. Jepsen, "Just What Is an Ontology, Anyway?," in IT Professional, vol. 11, no. , pp. 22-27, 2009.