Oct 04, 2023  
Rensselaer Catalog 2021-2022 
Rensselaer Catalog 2021-2022 [Archived Catalog]

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CSCI 4340 - 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 6340. Students cannot receive credit for both CSCI 4340 and CSCI 6340.

Credit Hours: 4

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