A definition of Ontology

In Archive by Fredy Ore


[1] is that department of the science of metaphysics which investigates and explains the nature and essential properties and relations of all beings, as such, or the principles and causes of being.

[2] It relation to A.I., is is defined as an explicit formal specification of how to represent the objects, concepts and other entities that are assumed to exist in some area of interest and the relationships that hold among them.