1 What Is an Ontology? -- 2 Kinds of Ontologies and the Role of Taxonomies -- 3 Principles of Best Practice I: Domain Ontology Design -- 4 Principles of Best Practice II: Terms, Definitions, and Classification -- 5 Introduction to Basic Formal Ontology I: Continuants -- 6 Introduction to Basic Formal Ontology II: Occurrents -- 7 The Ontology of Relations -- 8 Basic Formal Ontology at Work.
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Providing an introduction to the field of applied ontology that is of particular relevance to biomedicine, this thorough book covers theoretical components of ontologies, best practices for ontology design, and examples of biomedical ontologies in use. -- Edited summary from book.