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SHOE Base Ontology
This ontology is declared in this document both in human-readable form (what you see in front of you now) and machine-readable SHOE form (which you can see from viewing the html source of this document) . This base ontology is compatible with version 1.0 of SHOE.
This ontology declares four basic types, listed below along with their description.
ISA Hierarchy (Taxonomy)
The following taxonomy is the collection of categories declared in this ontology. The hierarchical form is intended to show the ISA chain.
Relationships are declared between one or more arguments. Relationship arguments are either types or are categories. If the argument is a category, any subcategory of that category is valid as well.
Relation Argument 1 Argument 2 ========================================================== description Entity STRING name Entity STRING
Note that STRING is used without a period (as in ".STRING") because this is the base ontology, where it is declared. In other ontologies you make, you should use the period or a full prefix chain to refer to it and other types, relations, and categories declared in the base ontology.