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dc.contributor.authorCranefield, Stephenen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorPurvis, Martinen_NZ
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dc.date.copyright2001-05en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationCranefield, S., & Purvis, M. (2001). Generating ontology-specific content languages (Information Science Discussion Papers Series No. 2001/08). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/1051en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/1051
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines a recent trend amongst software agent application and platform developers to desire the ability to send domain-specific objects within inter-agent messages. If this feature is to be supported without departing from the notion that agents communicate in terms of knowledge, it is important that the meaning of such objects be well understood. Using an object-oriented metamodelling approach, the relationships between ontologies and agent communication and content languages in FIPA-style agent systems are examined. It is shown how object structures in messages can be considered as expressions in ontology-specific extensions of standard content languages. It is also argued that ontologies must distingish between objects with and objects without identity.en_NZ
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dc.publisherUniversity of Otagoen_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInformation Science Discussion Papers Seriesen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshQA76 Computer softwareen_NZ
dc.titleGenerating ontology-specific content languagesen_NZ
dc.typeDiscussion Paperen_NZ
dc.description.versionUnpublisheden_NZ
otago.bitstream.pages9en_NZ
otago.date.accession2010-10-26 21:04:03en_NZ
otago.schoolInformation Scienceen_NZ
otago.openaccessOpen
otago.place.publicationDunedin, New Zealanden_NZ
dc.identifier.eprints961en_NZ
otago.school.eprintsSoftware Engineering & Collaborative Modelling Laboratoryen_NZ
otago.school.eprintsInformation Scienceen_NZ
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