Ontology (Artificial Intelligence)

Definition: A set of axioms in a subject area that help classify and explain the nature of the entities under study and the relationships between them.

Related terms: Axiology, <a href='/glossary/epistemology/'>Epistemology</a>, Taxonomy

Reference: Noy and McGuinness (2001)

Drafted and Reviewed by: Emma Norris, Charlotte R. Pennington, Graham Reid

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