Do We Need an Ontology of Ontologies?

  • Heinrich C. Mayr
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2503)


Ontologies are “in.” For a number of years, ontology has been one of the areas under broad research attention, especially in the domain of information systems. Actually, there is nearly no IS-related conference that does not provide sessions or contributions related to ontology - the ER’2002 Conference is another proof of that.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinrich C. Mayr
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  1. 1.IWAS, Institute of Business Informatics and Information SystemsUniversity of KlagenfurtKlagenfurtAustria

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