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A Comparison of Upper Ontologies

  title={A Comparison of Upper Ontologies},
  author={V. Mascardi and V. Cord{\`i} and P. Rosso},
  • V. Mascardi, V. Cordì, P. Rosso
  • Published in WOA 2007
  • Computer Science
  • Upper Ontologies are quickly becoming a key technology for integrating heterogeneous knowledge coming from different sources. In fact, they may be exploited as a “lingua franca” by intelligent software agents in all those scenarios where it is impossible (or there is no will) for an agent to disclose its own entire ontology to other agent, despite the need to communicate with it. This paper represents the very preliminary step towards the exploitation of Upper Ontologies as bridges for allowing… CONTINUE READING
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