Internship Opportunity Available

By |December 4th, 2014|News, ontology|Comments Off on Internship Opportunity Available

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

By |July 8th, 2014|News, ontology, Technology|Comments Off on The Navy Has Big Plans

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

By |June 5th, 2014|Autoindexing, indexing, News, ontology|Comments Off on Ontology-Based Software Aiding in Treating Diabetes

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

By |January 27th, 2014|News, reference, Technology|Comments Off on Language Comes into the Future

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

By |October 31st, 2013|News, ontology|Comments Off on Ontologies Strengthen Data

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?

Ontologies Ensure Results

By |July 5th, 2013|News, ontology|Comments Off on Ontologies Ensure Results

Attivio recently released Version 3.5 of Active Intelligence Engine (AIE). This recent version features a new Ontology Module and event-driven visualization capabilities that allow analysts to monitor the status of larger, multi-node systems.

Retrieving Images with Ontologies

By |June 28th, 2013|indexing, News, ontology|Comments Off on Retrieving Images with Ontologies

Medical imagery can be as helpful as medical information. Searching for them may be a little different though. Researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH are building a large-scale medical image retrieval system for consumers using a medical ontology.

Taylor: Developing an Ontology of Legal Research

By |June 26th, 2013|Access Insights|Comments Off on Taylor: Developing an Ontology of Legal Research

Amy Taylor, JD, MLIS, of American University, has posted the video and slides of her presentation, Developing an Ontology of Legal Research. She describes […]

Looking Forward with Ontologies

By |June 25th, 2013|News, ontology, semantic|Comments Off on Looking Forward with Ontologies

Detecting defects in ontologies has always been important, but with the increased use of ontologies and ontology mappings in semantically-enabled applications, the importance has increased exponentially.

Learn More About Ontologies

By |April 29th, 2013|News, ontology|Comments Off on Learn More About Ontologies

An educational opportunity exists this week at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland. This symposium on how to develop and evaluate ontologies is scheduled for May 2-3, 2013.