This slide presentation of lecture material was used as part of a course given at The University of Edinburgh School of Informatics. This lecture explores the different meaning of "ontology" and its context here: a way of encoding domain knowledge that allows for both representation and reasoning. Discusses categorization vs classification, hierarchies, classes and instances, and the graph structure of tagging systems.

Keywords: Ontology, Categorization, Classification, Folksonomy
Author: McNeill, Fiona
Date created: 2013-01-17 05:00:00.000
Time required: P25M
Educational use: instruction
Educational audience: teacher-educationSpecialist
Interactivity type: expositive

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