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Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals (Paperback) (David Stuart)

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Practical Ontologies for Information Professionals provides an introduction to ontologies and their development, an essential tool for fighting back against information overload.The development of robust and widely used ontologies is an increasingly important tool in the fight against information overload. The publishing and sharing of explicit explanations for a wide variety of conceptualizations, in a machine readable format, has the power to both improve information retrieval and identify new knowledge.This new book provides an accessible introduction to the following: What is an ontology? Defining the concept and why it is increasingly important to the information professional. Ontologies and the semantic web Existing ontologies, such as SKOS, OWL, FOAF, schema.org, and the DBpedia Ontology Adopting and building ontologies, showing how to avoid repetition of work and how to build a simple ontology with Protégé Interrogating semantic web ontologies The future of ontologies and the role of the information professional in their development and use.
Number of Pages: 184
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Amer Library Assn
Author: David Stuart
Language: English
Street Date: August 20, 2016
TCIN: 51833623
UPC: 9780838915110
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-1222
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