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.

Ontologies in Italy

By |March 29th, 2013|News, ontology|Comments Off on Ontologies in Italy

Need a reason to go to Italy? Okay, need a good reason? The Second International Workshop on Ontologies meet Advanced Information Systems (OAIS) will be held September 1-4, 2013 in Genoa, Italy.