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Clarity in the Usage of the Terms Ontology , Taxonomy and Classification

@inproceedings{Rees2003ClarityIT,
  title={Clarity in the Usage of the Terms Ontology , Taxonomy and Classification},
  author={R. V. Rees},
  year={2003}
}
  • R. V. Rees
  • Published 2003
  • Computer Science
  • There is a lack of clarity when discussing the following three terms: classifications, taxonomies and ontologies. A general cause of confusion is caused by a trend, observed at a recent conference, to use the most fashionable of the three terms: “ontology”, without further qualifications. This lack of clarity prompted the writing of this paper with the aim of clarifying the terminology used. A detailed extract from all relevant papers of the EBEW-conference 2001 on the use of the three terms… CONTINUE READING

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