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NewsForge: Capturing Real-World Knowledge with Protégé OWL

Feb 02, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Tizard)

"Take a well resourced, 10-year-old open source project with a global user community. Add support for World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Semantic Web standards and some hard-core computer science research, and what do you get? In the case of Protégé OWL the answer is the best application I've seen for modeling, capturing, and sharing knowledge about the real world--the kind of fuzzy, variable and unpredictable 'stuff about stuff' that's hard to squeeze into the nice neat rectangular tables of a conventional database.

"Protégé is a Java GUI application developed and maintained by Stanford Medical Informatics at Stanford University, and supported by a variety of public research agencies..."

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