Ontonym: a collection of upper ontologies for developing pervasive systems

  title={Ontonym: a collection of upper ontologies for developing pervasive systems},
  author={Graeme Stevenson and Stephen Knox and Simon Dobson and Paddy Nixon},
  booktitle={CIAO '09},
Pervasive systems present the need to interpret large quantities of data from many sources. Context models support developers working with such data by providing a shared representation of the environment on which to base this interpretation. This paper presents a set of requirements for a context model that addresses uncertainty, provenance, sensing and temporal properties of context. Based on these requirements, we describe Ontonym, a set of ontologies that represent core concepts in… CONTINUE READING
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