Watch Out for Karma

May 27, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, ontology

Karma is a free, open source data integration tool that makes it easier to convert data from a variety of formats into linked data. Appropriately, this information came from Open Source in their article, “Open source data integration with Karma.” Karma is a web-based tool that runs both the server and browser right on your machine. […]

Ontologies Bring Consistency to the Project

May 11, 2015  
 Posted in News, ontology, Standards

The Pistoia Alliance is a global, not-for-profit alliance of life science organizations that work together to lower barriers to innovation in research and development (R&D). They recently announced the start of a new Ontologies Mapping project.

Money Money Money

April 21, 2015  
 Posted in News, ontology

There are few people who don’t have interest of some level in money. Whether you want more, need more, or just don’t know how to manage what do you have, money can cause many strong emotions. Where does it come from? Why it is that certain physical tokens can function as money and others cannot. What is money made from?

Everybody in the Pool

February 4, 2015  
 Posted in News, ontology, semantic

Semantic Web Company recently announced the launch of PoolParty Semantic Suite Version 5. This taxonomy management and knowledge graph management software platform includes support for ontology management, custom schema management, enhanced entity extraction, linked data harvesting, Web crawling, and auto-classification in enterprise systems such as SharePoint, Confluence, Drupal and more.

Defining Ontologies

January 23, 2015  
 Posted in News, ontology

Developing a taxonomy or classification system organized into conceptually similar categories can help users gain a better understanding of the taxonomy subject area. Likewise, an ontology can provide insights into relationships that go beyond grouping of similar concepts. In the case of the recent Time magazine thesaurus showing the relationships of various famous people for 2014, it really is more of an ontology identifying the relationships and correlations. To create a useful ontology, there needs to be a way to evaluate the quality of knowledge model.

Internship Opportunity Available

December 4, 2014  
 Posted in News, ontology

To be as helpful as possible to those in the fields of taxonomy, indexing, ontology, etc., we are sharing career opportunities that we find with our readers. Even if you are not in the market for a career move, it is always good to stay on top of what is available and how the fields are evolving.

The Navy Has Big Plans

July 8, 2014  
 Posted in News, ontology, Technology

Apparently, the Navy has plans to create a big data ecosystem that will allow for advancements in analytics.

Ontology-Based Software Aiding in Treating Diabetes

June 5, 2014  
 Posted in Autoindexing, indexing, News, ontology

Arab Open University’s (AOU) branch in Oman has developed software for detection and risk assessment of diabetes and other related diseases. This software is ontology driven known as Decision Support System. It was developed as part of the Research Council (TRC) Open Research Grant program. AOU was awarded this project in 2012.

Language Comes into the Future

January 27, 2014  
 Posted in News, reference, Technology

The Oxford English Dictionary is progressing towards a third edition with over 619,000 words compiled between its binding. To compile a dictionary of nearly every word in the English language was an endeavor typical of Victorian times. This mammoth-sized task resulted in the first installment emerging in 1884 with its contents “A to Ant.”

Ontologies Strengthen Data

October 31, 2013  
 Posted in News, ontology

User profiles play an important role in information retrieval systems. This “revelation” came from a software engineer study, but really, is it a big surprise?

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