Archive for the ‘semiotics’ Category

Observations from OWL Experiences and Directions 2009

Describes my experience at OWL Experiences and Design 2009. Relates a conversation with Peter Patel-Schneider about the description logic community’s choice of the terms concept and role. More of my opinion on how the philosophies of semiotics, realism and nominalism inform technology implementation. Provides and update on my work with higher order logic and Haskell.

Linked Data: Interpretants and Interpretation

Linked Data: Interpretants and Interpretation proposes an updated model theory to advance linked data using an elaborated triangle of meaning. Describes linked data as the internet-scale open government platform.

RDFS Idioms for the Working Semiotician

Worked example in the semiotic domain of RDFS idioms from the Semantic Web for the Working Ontologist. Uses TopBraid Composer as the modeling environement.