Ontology

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  • Ontology: The Frames Of Ontology

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    3. The Frames of Ontology. As we can see in the introduction of this essay, the ghosts has the status of having been and not being in the same form anymore, it is a diachronic status. While the status of the ghostly identities is synchronic, meaning this that this status of neither being nor not being takes place at the same time. But where does these status come from? What are the mechanisms that establish and distribute these status?. The frames of ontology can be seen as the mechanisms that

  • Similarities Of Ontology And Epistemology

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    In the study of philosophy, Metaphysics (Ontology) and Epistemology are probably the two most broad and complex branches or terms one may come across. The correlation between epistemology and metaphysics is based on the understanding that epistemology justifies what otherwise would be "correctable" knowledge, that moves concepts into reality. Without epistemology, nothing in metaphysical study would have any sort of authority or weight and this is significant because metaphysical beliefs or concepts

  • Mapping Of Semantic Web Ontology

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    Mapping of Semantic Web Ontology in User Query System Rupali khune Department of Computer Engineering, MMCOE Pune, University of Pune, India rupalikhune@mmcoe.edu.in ABSTRACT The vision of the Semantic Web promises a kind Machine Intelligence, which can support a verity of user tasks like improved search engine or Question Answering (QA). Ontologies are needed for realization of the semantic web, which in turn depends on the ability of system to identify and take advantage of relationships

  • The Theory of the Ideas and Plato’s Ontology

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    I. THE THEORY OF THE IDEAS AND PLATO’S ONTOLOGY    I. 1. The ontological dualism        The theory of the Ideas is the base of Plato’s philosophy: the Ideas are not only the real objects ontologically speaking, but they are the authentically objects of knowledge epistemologically speaking. From  the point of view  of ethics and  politics,  they are the foundation of  the right behaviour,  and anthropologically speaking they are  the base  of Plato’s dualism and they even allow him demonstrate  the

  • Buddhism, Spiritual Wisdom, And Ontology Parts

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    Buddhism,Transcendent Wisdom, and Ontology Parts Ontology is the theory of being. Ontology has one basic question "What is real?" Ontology seems to be wanting proof of what is, meaning in my mind through the examples in the book that their is no perfect or real circle. The radius will never be the exact same, the circle will always be lopsided, so the circle can only be imagined as the correct way and can never truly exist as a circle because a circle should be perfectly round and have exactly even

  • Colour Ontology is Philosophy that Interacts with Nature

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    Referring to the 7th Edition of Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, the word ontology is describes as: “A types of philosophy that interact with the existence and its nature.” Philosophers often used the word ontology to replace the word metaphysics which is similar on its meaning that refers to the relation or fact of reality, truth and knowledge of the existence. In other words, the term ontology is a branch of metaphysics that study the relations between the process of understanding of existence

  • Metaphysics: Ontology: Dualism vs. Materialism

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    METAPHYSICS: ONTOLOGY: DUALISM VS. MATERIALISM The original idea of the word 'philosophy ' was a 'love of wisdom ' (Cowan 2). Philosophy is meant to explore the 'big questions ' and try to find answers as best we can in the time we have been given. One of the areas of study in philosophy is metaphysics, which deals in the ideas of the nature of reality. "We look at the world, and we assume that it is the way it appears to be. It is not." (Carreira 7). There is much to reality that can be discussed

  • Summary Of Andre Bazin's The Ontology Of The Photographic Image

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    In Andre Bazin’s essay, “The Ontology of The Photographic Image”, he argues that one of the defining characteristics and inherent motivations in the production of art and artifacts, be it the mummification of Pharaohs, portraits of Kings and Emperors, is the ‘preservation of life by a representation of life’ (Bazin 238). He elaborates that at the heart of the plastic arts, such as painting and sculpture, is a need to make immortal the mortal and to turn the image of our flesh into clay, steel and

  • A Theory Of Ontology And A Position On The Problem Of Universals Essay

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    To understanding how we use language to describe the world, we need theories to describe and explain our reality. The title quote is taken from Willard Van Orman Quine’s, “On What There Is”, in which he presents a theory of ontology and a position on the problem of universals. The problem of universals questions the existence of universals. Universals are properties and relations which are held in common by shared qualities. In comparison, particulars are concrete entities. The debate is centred

  • Ontology contains a set of concepts and relationship between concepts, and can be applied into

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    Ontology contains a set of concepts and relationship between concepts, and can be applied into information retrieval to deal with user queries. Challenges in interpreting a query from different ontologies: • It is not possible to determine in advance which ontologies will be relevant to a particular query. • User queried keyword has to be translated into ontology-centric terminologies. • Answer to a query may require the integration of information from multiple ontologies. Our approach is

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