Semantics and Ontologies for EarthCube

  title={Semantics and Ontologies for EarthCube},
  author={Gary Berg-Cross and Isabel F. Cruz and M. Dean and Timothy W. Finin and Mark Gahegan and Pascal Hitzler and Hook Hau and Krzysztof Janowicz and Naicong Li and Paul Murphy and Bryce Nordgren and Leo Obrst and Mark Schildhauer and Amit P. Sheth and Koustuv Sinha and Anne E. Thessen and Nancy Wiegand and Ilya Zaslavasky},
Semantic technologies and ontologies play an increasing role in scientific workflow systems and knowledge infrastructures. While ontologies are mostly used for the semantic annotation of metadata, semantic technologies enable searching metadata catalogs beyond simple keywords, with some early evidence of semantics used for data translation. However, the next generation of distributed and interdisciplinary knowledge infrastructures will require capabilities beyond simple subsumption reasoning… CONTINUE READING


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