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SHOE Ontologies

Parallel Understanding Systems Group
Department of Computer Science
University of Maryland at College Park


Here we provide descriptions and links to existing SHOE ontologies. Currently, the ontologies reflect concepts that we have come across in applying SHOE to domains of our interest. Many of these ontologies are in a draft stage, and we welcome your feedback to help us improve them. If you wish to describe other domains, we encourage you to create your own ontologies. If you would like to provide feedback or submit an ontology to add to this list, please send e-mail to Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu).

Ontology Index

This index lists all known ontologies in alphabetical order.

Ontology Dependencies

Below is a tree showing the dependency of ordering of the most recent versions of each ontology.

Ontology Descriptions

You can view the official page for an ontology by clicking on its title.

Base Ontology
Id:base-ontology
Version:1.0
Description:The ontology from which all SHOE ontologies should be derived.
Contact:Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu)

Beer Ontology
Id:beer-ont
Version:1.0
Description:This ontology models brewers and types of beer. Please send any comments or suggestions to the contact listed below. This is a draft ontology and may change at any time.
Contact:Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu)

Commerce Ontology, v. 1.0
Id:commerce-ont
Version:1.0
Description:This ontology describes the basic concepts of commerce, including suppliers, manufacturers, and products. An e-business can combine this with a domain-specific ontology to describe its products. Please send any comments or suggestions to the contact listed below. This is a draft ontology and may change at any time.
Contact:Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu)

Computer Science Department Ontology, v. 1.0
Id:cs-dept-ontology
Version:1.0
Description:This ontology defines elements for describing computer science departments and the activities that occur at them. It includes concepts such as departments, faculty, students, courses, research, and publications.
Contact:Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu)

Computer Science Department Ontology, v. 1.1
Id:cs-dept-ontology
Version:1.1
Description:This ontology defines elements for describing computer science departments and the activities that occur at them. It includes concepts such as departments, faculty, students, courses, research, and publications. Please send any comments or suggestions to the contact listed below. This is a draft ontology and may change at any time.
Contact:Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu)

Document Ontology
Id:document-ont
Version:1.0
Description:This ontology models documents of all kinds, but focuses on publications. Many of the document types were borrowed from the Structuralist Dublin Core Resource Types proposal. Others were borrowed from the PubMed document classifications. Please send any comments or suggestions to the contact listed below. This is a draft ontology and may change at any time.
Contact:Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu)

Dublin Core Ontology
Id:dublin-core-ontology
Version:1.0
Description:A translation of the Dublin Core element set into SHOE. The Dublin Core element set defines a set of metadata elements for cataloging library items and other electronic resources.
Contact:Sean Luke (seanl@cs.umd.edu)

General Ontology
Id:general-ont
Version:1.0
Description:This ontology defines basic elements that represent commonalities between most ontologies. As such, it includes the concepts of people, organizations, actions, events, locations and physical objects. Please send any comments or suggestions to the contact listed below. This is a draft ontology and may change at any time.
Contact:Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu)

Measurement Ontology
Id:measure-ont
Version:1.0
Description:This ontology defines types of measurement units. Please send any comments or suggestions to the contact listed below. This is a draft ontology and may change at any time.
Contact:Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu)

Personal Ontology
Id:personal-ont
Version:1.0
Description:This ontology defines elements for describing an individual and his/her interests. It is suitable for describing the content of basic home pages. Please send any comments or suggestions to the contact listed below. This is a draft ontology and may change at any time.
Contact:Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu)

TSE Ontology
Id:TSE-ontology
Version:1.0
Description:This is the ontology of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs) and the associated risks of transmission. In particular, this ontology focuses on source material, processing, and end-product use.
Contact:Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu)

University Ontology
Id:university-ont
Version:1.0
Description:This ontology defines elements for describing universities and the activities that occur at them. It includes concepts such as departments, faculty, students, courses, research, and publications. Please send any comments or suggestions to the contact listed below. This is a draft ontology and may change at any time.
Contact:Jeff Heflin (heflin@cs.umd.edu)

Rough Draft Ontologies

The following ontologies are extremely incomplete and may be unusable in their current format. They are provided here as placeholders and to generate discussion.
Ontology IdVersionURL
org-ontologyv. 1.0http://www.cs.umd.edu/projects/plus/SHOE/onts/org1.0.html
world-ontologyv. 1.0http://www.cs.umd.edu/projects/plus/SHOE/onts/world1.0.html