TOWARDS A MORE RELATIONSHIP-FRIENDLY ONTOLOGY FOUNDATION FOR CONCEPTUAL MODELLING

Roger Tagg

Abstract

Researchers have for some years been looking to the field of Ontology to provide a foundation structure of meaning which would provide a yardstick against which different modelling systems and methodologies can be evaluated. The Bunge-Wand-Weber ontology (BWW) has led the field in this endeavour, but since 2000 has undergone some criticism. A notable feature of BWW is that it does not treat relationships as first-class objects. Several recent proposals have proposed ontologies that do emphasize relationships, although to a somewhat limited extent. Based on previous work on a relationship-oriented ontology, this paper suggests directions in which a Mark 2 BWW could be evolved.

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Tagg R. (2010). TOWARDS A MORE RELATIONSHIP-FRIENDLY ONTOLOGY FOUNDATION FOR CONCEPTUAL MODELLING . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-06-5, pages 368-373. DOI: 10.5220/0003018803680373


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@conference{iceis10,
author={Roger Tagg},
title={TOWARDS A MORE RELATIONSHIP-FRIENDLY ONTOLOGY FOUNDATION FOR CONCEPTUAL MODELLING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={368-373},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003018803680373},
isbn={978-989-8425-06-5},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - TOWARDS A MORE RELATIONSHIP-FRIENDLY ONTOLOGY FOUNDATION FOR CONCEPTUAL MODELLING
SN - 978-989-8425-06-5
AU - Tagg R.
PY - 2010
SP - 368
EP - 373
DO - 10.5220/0003018803680373