The last invited talk / short course of the summer school was Michael Grüninger‘s “Process Ontologies in Action: From Applications to Foundations”. He occupied the two slots of Friday afternoon.
On Thursday, Nicholas Asher started his two-part invited talk (which could also be considered a short course) on “Types, Semantics and Ontology”.
Michael Uschold started his course on “Designing and Building Enterprise Ontologies” as the last presenter on Tuesday, with parts 2 and 3 to take place in the next couple of days.
Nicola Guarino started his course on “Ontological Analysis and Conceptual Modeling” in the last slot on Monday. The course was divided in four parts, going on until Thursday.
Kit Fine started his course on “Formal Ontology” on Monday afternoon. He said his focus would be on essence: essence as modality, essence as indexed modality and essence as constitutive modality.
Renata Wassermann started her course “Knowledge Representation and Description Logics” on Monday morning. The course started with basics on AI, Knowledge Representation and basic logics.
On Monday, right after the official opening of the event, Giancarlo Guizzardi followed with the talk “An Introduction to Applied Ontology” and opened the technical program of the Summer School.
This week I’m attending the Second Interdisciplinary Summer School on Ontological Analysis, taking place in Vitória, ES. As usual, in order to force myself to pay attention, I wrote quick summaries of the presentations that were given during the week. The summer school program consists of four courses (spanning through the whole week) and three… Continue Reading