Questions tagged [ontology]

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What are ontologies in AI?

What exactly are ontologies in AI? How should I write them and why are they important?
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Examples of ontologies made with AI

I'm looking for more or less successful artificial intelligence usage examples to build an ontology or rationale why it can't be done. I found a lot of articles on how to use ontologies for AI, but ...
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What are examples of AI that use philosophy derived ontologies?

I'm looking for AI systems or natural language processors that use, in the classification and interrelation of notions/objects, some philosophical system, like basic laws of logic, Kantian or ...
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Can intelligent agents have personalities and emotions?

Can intelligent agents (and chatbots) have personalities and emotions, given a properly defined ontology?
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What is the difference between a semantic network and an ontology?

I am not getting exactly the difference between semantic networks and ontology. I do not find a proper article explaining about ontology in the semantic network. According to me, I think that the ...
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How would we define a set that contains itself within a knowledge ontology?

How would we define a set that contains itself within a knowledge ontology? I am thinking that set membership would probably inherit from a generic base class of total containment from which both ...
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What are “function terms” in the context of an ontology?

I was going through the Wikipedia page on ontology components and noticed something that I had been hoping to find, for a long time. In the components' overview it mentioned: Function terms: ...