Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.

Lecture Notes in Informatics


Information Systems Technology and its Applications, International Conference ISTA'2003, June 19-21, 2003, Kharkiv, Ukraine, Proceedings. P-30, 35-46 (2003).

GI, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn
2003


Editors

Mikhail Godlevsky (ed.), Stephen W. Liddle (ed.), Mayr Heinrich C. (ed.)


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Contents

Where ontology affects information systems

Roland Kaschek and Sergiy Zlatkin

Abstract


Nicola Guarino has coined the phrase ontology driven information systems. This phrase appears to offer ontology based help and guidance for information systems development. In this paper we try to understand better whether, why and where ontology affects information systems. We briefly discuss what kind of help we would appreciate and identify domains of knowledge in information systems development that according to our point of view could benefit from such help. We briefly discuss the following five domains: universes of discourse, information systems resources, information space use, customers, and human inference making.


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