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Foundational issues

  • Basic ontological categories and relations
  • Formal comparison and evaluation of ontologies

Ontology, language, cognition

  • Ontology and natural-language semantics
  • Formal semantics of discourse and dialogue relations
  • Ontology and lexical resources
  • Ontology, visual perception and multimedia

Ontology-driven information systems

  • Methodologies for ontology development
  • Ontology-driven conceptual modeling
  • Ontology-driven information integration & retrieval

Application domains

  • Organizations, social reality, law
  • Business services and e-government
  • Industrial artifacts, manufacturing, engineering design
  • Formal models of interaction and cooperation