SWAO:Conference Call 20161107

Number 37
Duration 1 hour60 minute
3,600 second
0.0417 day
Date/Time November 07 2016 16:30 GMT
8:30 PST/11:30 EST
4:30pm GMT/5:30pm CET
Convener Mike Bennett

IAOA Semantic Web Applied Ontology (SWAO) SIG

Meetings are normally on the first Monday of the month at these times.

  • We will use GoToMeeting forthis meeting - details in the above page.

The main agenda item is next steps on the AO Special Edition.


  • Issue of the Journal of Applied Ontology
    • Status update
    • Revised Papers status and progress
    • New papers: Hackathon etc. actions
    • Editorial for Special Edition
  • Housekeeping
    • updates
  • Other Things
    • SWAO Blog
  • AOB
  • Next Meeting


[16:38] ToddSchneider: Ken, can you see the screen Mike's showing?

[16:44] ToddSchneider: GoTo Meeting has constraints for the Linux operating system: No use of computer audio (i.e., Linux users need to call in), cannot be made presenter

[16:48] MikeBennett: What is the URI for Gary's chat room?

[17:22] ToddSchneider: Ken received a paper from Till about the Hackathon.

[17:28] MikeBennett: M to email Nicola again, specifically about Ken B access to Editor functions on AO

[17:31] MikeBennett: MB to mail in Till's paper to the AO email address with the relevant title and covernote information.

[17:34] MikeBennett: SWAO progress

[17:34] MikeBennett: Make a pitch at the December meetings

[17:34] MikeBennett: MB also recruiting

[17:34] MikeBennett: Also Edu Sub-committee looking at ontology competitions

[17:35] MikeBennett: Is there anything we can provide or suggest to the committee? Will the focus be on development or ontological issues?

[17:41] ToddSchneider: Vocabularies are similar to 'facades' in software.

[17:43] ToddSchneider: An ontology can be used to constrain the interpretations for terms in a vocabulary.

[17:44] ToddSchneider: Mike, can you work in the (software) MVC pattern as being similar to the vocabulary - ontology - implementation paradigm?


  • KenBaclawski
  • MikeBennett
  • ToddSchneider
  • Gary Berg-Cross

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