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Scientific and Statistical Database Management, International Conference on (2001)
Fairfax, Virginia
July 18, 2001 to July 20, 2001
ISBN: 0-7695-1218-6
pp: 0245
Sidney C. Bailin , Knowledge Evolution, Inc.
Walt Truszkowski , NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
ABSTRACT
Abstract: This paper describes an approach to ontology negotiation between information agents. Ontologies are declarative (data driven) expressions of an agent's "world": the objects, operations, facts, and rules that constitute the logical space within which an agent performs. Ontology negotiation enables agents to cooperate in performing a task, even if they are based on different ontologies. The process allows agents to discover ontology conflicts and then, though incremental interpretation, clarification, and explanation, establish a common basis for communicating with each other.
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W. Truszkowski and S. C. Bailin, "Ontology Negotiation between Scientific Archives," Scientific and Statistical Database Management, International Conference on(SSDBM), Fairfax, Virginia, 2001, pp. 0245.
doi:10.1109/SSDM.2001.938557
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