1. An ONTOLOGY is a representational artifact, comprising a taxonomy as proper part, whose representational units are intended to designate some combination of universals, defined classes, and certain relations between them (BarrySmith, WaclawKusnierczyk, DanielSchober, WernerCeusters).
  2. OWL (Web Ontology Language) - Note: This is not a core term and has a fairly clear interpretation. Hence need not be in the this lexicon.
    • A framework for logics[1] standardized by the World Wide Web Consortium.