Methodologies for the Reliable Construction of Ontological Knowledge

  • Eduard Hovy
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3596)


This paper addresses the methodology of ontology construction. It identifies five styles of approach to ontologizing (deriving from philosophy, cognitive science, linguistics, AI/computational linguistics, and domain reasoning) and argues that they do not provide the same results. It then provides a more detailed example of one of the approaches.


Natural Language Processing Machine Translation Formal Ontology Ontological Knowledge Ontology Construction 
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  • Eduard Hovy
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  1. 1.Information Sciences InstituteUniversity of Southern CaliforniaMarina del ReyUSA

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