Opinion-Ontologies - Short and Sharp

Iaakov Exman


Opinion-Ontology is a short and sharp tweetable recommendation conceptualization which can be actually sent in a message. But, one should ask in which sense is this a true ontology? On the one hand, it does not represent the common vocabulary or the shared meanings of a domain, as it is subjective. On the other hand, it does contain a semantic structure, which in spite of being subjective enables making inferences and taking rational decisions in practical situations. These are demonstrated by case studies with several examples of booking a table in a restaurant or a room in a hotel in previously unvisited places. The proposed characteristics of opinion-ontologies – efficient information transmission and integration with similar opinion-ontologies without expanding their sizes – can be and we actually intend to implement in a software system, to enable testing in practice, the whole approach.


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Paper Citation

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Exman I. (2014). Opinion-Ontologies - Short and Sharp . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-049-9, pages 454-458. DOI: 10.5220/0005166104540458

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author={Iaakov Exman},
title={Opinion-Ontologies - Short and Sharp},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014)},

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JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2014)
TI - Opinion-Ontologies - Short and Sharp
SN - 978-989-758-049-9
AU - Exman I.
PY - 2014
SP - 454
EP - 458
DO - 10.5220/0005166104540458