Position paper: towards the notion of gloss, and the adoption of linguistic resources in formal ontology engineering

@inproceedings{Jarrar2006PositionPT,
  title={Position paper: towards the notion of gloss, and the adoption of linguistic resources in formal ontology engineering},
  author={Mustafa Jarrar},
  booktitle={WWW '06},
  year={2006}
}
In this paper, we first introduce the notion of gloss for ontology engineering purposes. We propose that each vocabulary in an ontology should have a gloss. A gloss basically is an informal description of the meaning of a vocabulary that is supposed to render factual and critical knowledge to understanding a concept, but that is unreasonable or very difficult to formalize and/or articulate formally. We present a set of guidelines on what should and should not be provided in a gloss. Second, we… Expand
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