OntologySummit2007 Survey/DavidHay

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Please make sure you refer to the Ontology Summit 2007 & OntologySummit2007_Survey pages for the full context of the input.        (1A1)


Question 1 Respondant Info     (1A2)

Name: David Hay     (1A3)

Question 2 Affiliated - I am affiliated with the following constituencies/communities (please check all that apply)     (1A4)

[ ] Formal ontology communities     (1A5)

[ ] Semantic Web communities     (1A6)

[ ] Linguistic communities     (1A7)

[ ] Concept Map community     (1A8)

[ ] Topic Map community     (1A9)

[ ] SEARCH communities     (1A10)

[ ] Web 2.0 communities     (1A11)

[ ] Thesauri community     (1A12)

[ ] Taxonomy communities     (1A13)

[X] Metadata communities     (1A14)

[ ] XML communities     (1A15)

[X] Applications Development, Software Engineering and Information Model communities     (1A16)

[X] System Architecture communities     (1A17)

[ ] Biomedical communities     (1A18)

[ ] Standards Development communities     (1A19)

[ ] Other (please specify): (Not Answered)     (1A20)

Question 2a Representing - I represent the perspective of the following constituency/community (please pick one; if you want to provide input from more than one perspective, please return a separate form):     (1A21)

[ ] 1. Formal ontology communities     (1A22)

[ ] 2. Semantic Web communities     (1A23)

[ ] 3. Linguistic communities     (1A24)

[ ] 4. Concept Map community     (1A25)

[ ] 5. Topic Map community     (1A26)

[ ] 6. SEARCH communities     (1A27)

[ ] 7. Web 2.0 communities     (1A28)

[ ] 8. Thesauri community     (1A29)

[ ] 9. Taxonomy communities     (1A30)

[ ] 10. Metadata communities     (1A31)

[ ] 11. XML communities     (1A32)

[X] 12. Applications Development, Software Engineering and Information Model communities     (1A33)

[ ] 13. System Architecture communities     (1A34)

[ ] 14. Biomedical communities     (1A35)

[ ] 15. Standards Development communities     (1A36)

[ ] 16. Other (please specify): (Not Answered)     (1A37)

Question 2b Specific Community     (1A38)

or sub-community I am affiliated with: Enterprise Architecture Community (Entity/relationship modeling)     (1A39)

Question 2c Expertise Self Assessment - With respect to the perspective you are representing and providing input from, I am a/an:     (1A40)

[ ] 1. informed layman     (1A41)

[X] 2. practitioner     (1A42)

[ ] 3. expert     (1A43)

[ ] 4. other (please specify): (Not Answered)     (1A44)

Question 3a Ontology Value     (1A45)

"It finally validates what I have been doing for a long time as a "semantic data modeler"."     (1A46)

Question 3b Ontology Issues     (1A47)

"Language. The communities you describe have completely different ways of looking at the world. We need to figure out how to bring all this together."     (1A48)

Question 3c Ontology Problems     (1A49)

"Not beyond the basic one of getting people in an organization to speak the same language."     (1A50)

Question 3d Corresponding Solutions     (1A51)

"I've been a big fan of conceptual data modeling for a long time. But that is a very specific technique that, to be successful, will require a change of attitude at the highest levels."     (1A52)

Question 4a Glossary - Ontology-related 'vocabulary' and representative 'artifact' from your constituency or community:     (1A53)

Term: Semantic data model     (1A54)

Gloss: A graphic representation of the things of significance to an organization and the relationships among them. The relationships are named so as to represent assertions about the nature of the organization.     (1A55)

Artifact (name/version): Conceptual (semantic) entity relationship model     (1A57)

- Artifact Ref. (url): Hay, D. "Data Model Patterns: Conventions of Thought"     (1A58)

Question 4a1 Called An Ontology - On a scale of 1 to 5, (where 1 means totally unlikely and 5 means almost always), would the above term or artifact be referred to as an "ontology" in your community?     (1A59)

[ ] 1. 1 - totally unlikely     (1A60)

[ ] 2. 2 - rarely     (1A61)

[X] 3. 3 - sometimes     (1A62)

[ ] 4. 4 - quite often     (1A63)

[ ] 5. 5 - almost always     (1A64)

Question 4a2 Additional Remarks -     (1A65)

"(Not Answered)"     (1A66)

Question 4b Glossary - Ontology-related 'vocabulary' and representative 'artifact' from your constituency or community:     (1A67)

Term: Entity class     (1A68)

Gloss: The definition of a kind of thing of significance to the organization     (1A69)

Artifact (name/version): In Barker notation, a round cornered rectangle     (1A71)

Question 4b1 Called An Ontology - On a scale of 1 to 5, (where 1 means totally unlikely and 5 means almost always), would the above term or artifact be referred to as an "ontology" in your community?     (1A73)

[X] 1. 1 - totally unlikely     (1A74)

[ ] 2. 2 - rarely     (1A75)

[ ] 3. 3 - sometimes     (1A76)

[ ] 4. 4 - quite often     (1A77)

[ ] 5. 5 - almost always     (1A78)

Question 4b2 Additional Remarks -     (1A79)

"An ontology is the model. An entity class, attribute, and relationship are all components of the model. It is the collection of these things that constitutes an ontology."     (1A80)

Question 4c Glossary - Ontology-related 'vocabulary' and representative 'artifact' from your constituency or community:     (1A81)

Term: (Not Answered)     (1A82)

Gloss: (Not Answered)     (1A83)

Reference (citation/url): (Not Answered)     (1A84)

Artifact (name/version): (Not Answered)     (1A85)

- Artifact Ref. (url): (Not Answered)     (1A86)

Question 4c1 Called An Ontology - On a scale of 1 to 5, (where 1 means totally unlikely and 5 means almost always), would the above term or artifact be referred to as an "ontology" in your community?     (1A87)

[ ] 1. 1 - totally unlikely     (1A88)

[ ] 2. 2 - rarely     (1A89)

[ ] 3. 3 - sometimes     (1A90)

[ ] 4. 4 - quite often     (1A91)

[ ] 5. 5 - almost always     (1A92)

Question 4c2 Additional Remarks -     (1A93)

"(Not Answered)"     (1A94)

Question 4d Glossary - Ontology-related 'vocabulary' and representative 'artifact' from your constituency or community:     (1A95)

Term: (Not Answered)     (1A96)

Gloss: (Not Answered)     (1A97)

Reference (citation/url): (Not Answered)     (1A98)

Artifact (name/version): (Not Answered)     (1A99)

- Artifact Ref. (url): (Not Answered)     (1A100)

Question 4d1 Called An Ontology - On a scale of 1 to 5, (where 1 means totally unlikely and 5 means almost always), would the above term or artifact be referred to as an "ontology" in your community?     (1A101)

[ ] 1. 1 - totally unlikely     (1A102)

[ ] 2. 2 - rarely     (1A103)

[ ] 3. 3 - sometimes     (1A104)

[ ] 4. 4 - quite often     (1A105)

[ ] 5. 5 - almost always     (1A106)

Question 4d2 Additional Remarks -     (1A107)

"(Not Answered)"     (1A108)

Question 4e Glossary - Ontology-related 'vocabulary' and representative 'artifact' from your constituency or community:     (1A109)

Term: (Not Answered)     (1A110)

Gloss: (Not Answered)     (1A111)

Reference (citation/url): (Not Answered)     (1A112)

Artifact (name/version): (Not Answered)     (1A113)

- Artifact Ref. (url): (Not Answered)     (1A114)

Question 4e1 Called An Ontology - On a scale of 1 to 5, (where 1 means totally unlikely and 5 means almost always), would the above term or artifact be referred to as an "ontology" in your community?     (1A115)

[ ] 1. 1 - totally unlikely     (1A116)

[ ] 2. 2 - rarely     (1A117)

[ ] 3. 3 - sometimes     (1A118)

[ ] 4. 4 - quite often     (1A119)

[ ] 5. 5 - almost always     (1A120)

Question 4e2 Additional Remarks -     (1A121)

"(Not Answered)"     (1A122)

Question 4f Glossary - Ontology-related 'vocabulary' and representative 'artifact' from your constituency or community:     (1A123)

Term: (Not Answered)     (1A124)

Gloss: (Not Answered)     (1A125)

Reference (citation/url): (Not Answered)     (1A126)

Artifact (name/version): (Not Answered)     (1A127)

- Artifact Ref. (url): (Not Answered)     (1A128)

Question 4f1 Called An Ontology - On a scale of 1 to 5, (where 1 means totally unlikely and 5 means almost always), would the above term or artifact be referred to as an "ontology" in your community?     (1A129)

[ ] 1. 1 - totally unlikely     (1A130)

[ ] 2. 2 - rarely     (1A131)

[ ] 3. 3 - sometimes     (1A132)

[ ] 4. 4 - quite often     (1A133)

[ ] 5. 5 - almost always     (1A134)

Question 4f2 Additional Remarks -     (1A135)

"(Not Answered)"     (1A136)

Question 4g Glossary - Ontology-related 'vocabulary' and representative 'artifact' from your constituency or community:     (1A137)

Term: (Not Answered)     (1A138)

Gloss (definition): (Not Answered)     (1A139)

Reference (citation/url): (Not Answered)     (1A140)

Artifact (name/version): (Not Answered)     (1A141)

- Artifact Ref. (url): (Not Answered)     (1A142)

Question 4g1 Called An Ontology - On a scale of 1 to 5, (where 1 means totally unlikely and 5 means almost always), would the above term or artifact be referred to as an "ontology" in your community?     (1A143)

[ ] 1. 1 - totally unlikely     (1A144)

[ ] 2. 2 - rarely     (1A145)

[ ] 3. 3 - sometimes     (1A146)

[ ] 4. 4 - quite often     (1A147)

[ ] 5. 5 - almost always     (1A148)

Question 4g2 Additional Remarks -     (1A149)

"(Not Answered)"     (1A150)

Question 4h Glossary - Ontology-related 'vocabulary' and representative 'artifact' from your constituency or community:     (1A151)

Term: (Not Answered)     (1A152)

Gloss: (Not Answered)     (1A153)

Reference (citation/url): (Not Answered)     (1A154)

Artifact (name/version): (Not Answered)     (1A155)

- Artifact Ref. (url): (Not Answered)     (1A156)

Question 4h1 Called An Ontology - On a scale of 1 to 5, (where 1 means totally unlikely and 5 means almost always), would the above term or artifact be referred to as an "ontology" in your community?     (1A157)

[ ] 1. 1 - totally unlikely     (1A158)

[ ] 2. 2 - rarely     (1A159)

[ ] 3. 3 - sometimes     (1A160)

[ ] 4. 4 - quite often     (1A161)

[ ] 5. 5 - almost always     (1A162)

Question 4h2 Additional Remarks -     (1A163)

"(Not Answered)"     (1A164)

Question 5 Confirm Participation - where,     (1A165)

a 'convener' is a participant who provides substantive contribution to the Ontology Summit 2007     (1A166)

initiative (through the online discourse, this survey, and other events leading to or during     (1A167)

the workshops and the written communique process), and     (1A168)

a 'co-sponsor' is an organization who is providing technical or funding support (e.g. supporting     (1A169)

member(s) of its technical staff to participate as a 'convener'), and/or endorsing the objective     (1A170)

[ ] I agree that my name can be listed as a 'convener' of Ontology Summit 2007     (1A172)

[ ] I will consider endorsing the Ontology Summit 2007 communique. Please send it to me for     (1A173)

review when it is ready. I will confirm my endorsement after the review.     (1A174)

[ ] I confirm that you may list my organization as a 'co-sponsor' for     (1A175)

Question 5aCoSponsor     (1A177)

Organization Name: Essential Strategies, Inc.     (1A178)



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