Application Ontology

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A Application Ontology is an Ontology that is designed for a specific application.




Depending on the scope of the ontology, ontology may be classified as follows (see also figure above):
  • upper, generic, top-level ontology - describing general knowledge, such as what is time and what is space
  • domain ontology - describing a domain, such as medical domain or electrical engineering domain, or narrower domains, such as personal computers domain
  • task - ontology suitable for a specific task, such as assembling parts together
  • application - ontology developed for a specific application, such as assembling personal computers