Creating the ontologists of the future

Applied ontology 6 (1):91-98 (2011)
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Abstract

The goal of the 2010 Ontology Summit was to address the current shortage of persons with ontology expertise by developing a strategy for the education of ontologists. To achieve this goal we studied how ontologists are currently trained, the requirements identified by organizations that hire ontologists, and developments that might impact the training of ontologists in the future. We developed recommendations for the body of knowledge that should be taught and the skills that should be developed by future ontologists; these recommendations are intended as guidelines for institutions and organizations that may consider establishing a program for training ontologists. Further, we recommend a number of specific actions for the community to pursue.

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Nicola Guarino
Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche (CNR)
Antony Galton
University of Exeter
Barry Smith
University at Buffalo

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