ANSI Ontology Meeting Agenda

Mon, 27 Oct 97 00:55:23 PST

Here is the draft agenda for the Thursday Nov 6th meeting of the ANSI Ad Hoc
Group on Ontology. The theory sub-committee will also meet on Friday Nov 7th.
Nicola Guarino has volunteered to put together a draft agenda that will be
available soon.


ANSI Ad Hoc Working Group on Ontology
Meeting at Stanford University
Thursday November 6, 1997


9:00 Welcome / Opening remarks / agenda review

9:15 Brief introduction of participants

9:45 Discussion of the status of development efforts
on the Reference Ontology (RO)

10:30 Break

10:45 Update on recent ontological research / development work
North America / Europe / Japan

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Open discussion on directions and priorities

Align/merge - hand crafted / automatic / both
Linguistic / conceptual ontologies
Theory development - logical, philosophical, computational
Connecting the Reference Ontology (RO) to domain ontologies
Elaboration theories

3:00 Break

3:15 Continuation of open discussion

3:45 Funding of research

4:15 Focus issues / action items

5:00 Close