Domain Ontologies

A​ domain​ ontology is a representation of some part of reality, (e.g. medicine, social ​​reality, physics). ​​

The Philosophome

Philosophome Website

Philosophome Wiki

Semantics of Biodiversity

Paper: Semantics in Support of Biodiversity Knowledge Discovery (PLoS ONE, 2013)

Video Presentations from: Semantics of Biodiversity Workshop (2012)

Topics Included:

  • Building Darwin Core top-down in BFO
  • Organisms, photographs, media
  • How to re-use ontologies
  • Principles of singular nouns, secondary use, understandability
  • Writing good definitions (DwC Examples)
  • Management strategies
  • Ontologies for reuse (BFO, EnvO, IDO, OBI, Plant Ontology , Uberon, IAO)
  • Educational resources (OBI, Protege, BFO)

Finance and Economics

Barry Smith and Wolfgang Grassl, An Application of Basic Formal Ontology to the Ontology of Services and Commodities Institute for Business Informatics, University of Koblenz, Germany July 23, 2013

Barry Smith, Reference Data Integration: A Strategy for the Future, Financial Reference Data Management Conference (FIMA), New York, March 2012

Military and Intelligence Ontology

JFCOM: Semantic Web and Joint Training (2010)

I2WD: Semantic Enhancement for DSGS-A: Distributed Development of a Shared Semantic Resource (2012-13)

I2WD: PED Fusion via Enterprise Ontology

Common Core Ontologies (preliminary statement)

Joint Doctrine Ontology

Ontology for Intelligence, Defense and Security

War-Fighter Ontology

Ontology of Planning

Ontology of Planning

Ontology of Engineering

Bob Young: Towards a Reference Ontology for Manufacturing (2016)

Ontology of Engineering

Engineering Life Cycle Ontology

Modeling and Simulation

Buffalo Engineering Ontology

Ontology for Clinical and Translational Science

Clinical and Translational Science Ontology Group

Suggested Reading

Ontology: An Introduction

Coordinated Evolution of Biomedical Ontologies

Avoiding Perspective-Relative Silos

Universal Core Semantic Layer

A Repeatable Process for Ontology Development

Avoiding Semantic Stovepipes: Five Ontological Principles for Interoperability