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Issue No. 05 - September/October (2009 vol. 11)
ISSN: 1520-9202
pp: 22-27
Thomas C. Jepsen , IT consultant
ABSTRACT
This tutorial article describes some definitions of "ontology" as it relates to computer applications and gives an overview of some common ontology-based applications.
INDEX TERMS
ontology, transcendent, immanent, knowledge management, knowledge representation, Unified Modeling Language (UML), Web Ontology Language (OWL), semantic network, class, instance, IT Professional
CITATION
Thomas C. Jepsen, "Just What Is an Ontology, Anyway?", IT Professional, vol. 11, no. , pp. 22-27, September/October 2009, doi:10.1109/MITP.2009.105
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