A Library of Medical Ontologies

  title={A Library of Medical Ontologies},
  author={Sabina Falasconi and Mario Stefanelli},
This paper describes an initial version of a library of sharable and reusable medical ontological theories, organized according to a proposed classiication of ontologies. 1 1 What is an ontology? The term ontology arises from the philosophical tradition, within which it's typically polysemous Poli, 1993]; that is, it presents multiple meanings. However, ontology can be generally deened as the doctrine of being or the science of objects (`real' objects as well as abstract, mental or ideal… CONTINUE READING


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