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.
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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.
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.
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