Dec 14, 2018  
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019
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CSCI 6340 - Ontologies


This course provides an introduction to ontologies, their uses, and an overview of their application in semantically enabled systems. Ontologies encode term meanings and are used to improve communication and enable computer programs to function more effectively. Class participants learn how to use ontologies in web-based applications and evaluate ontologies for reuse. Participants read relevant papers, learn how to critically review ontology papers and ontologies, and participate in group project(s) designing, using, and evaluating ontologies.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: CSCI 2300.

When Offered: Spring term annually.



Cross Listed: CSCI 4340. Students cannot receive credit for both CSCI 4340 and CSCI 6340.

Credit Hours: 4



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