Distributed Collaboration in Ontology Development with Protege Sessions, October 4 & 11, 2007

The Ontolog Forum is featuring a two consecutive sessions on Distributed Collaboration in Ontology Development with one of the most popular open ontology development tool, Protege:

Thu 04 October 2007* – Dr. Tania Tudorache from the Stanford Protege group will present a talk on "Collaborative Ontology Development in Protege"

Thu 11 October 2007* – Dr. Timothy Redmond, Chief Architect of Protégé from Stanford Medical Informatics and Mr. Peter Yim, President & CEO of CIM3, will jointly present: "Distributed Ontology Development with Protege"

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Your are cordially invited to join us at these upcoming Ontolog Invited Speaker (virtual) events.

The online Ontolog events are open and free of charge. Anyone who is interested, or (better still) who may have something to contribute, is welcome. Refer to individual event details on their respective session pages. The links are given below, where you will find session agenda, presentation abstract, conference call dial-in and other pertinent details .

"Protege" is a free, open source ontology editor and knowledge-base framework first by Stanford Medical Informatics. It has more than 80,000 registered users, and is arguably the most popular ontology development tool and platform around. Major enhancements have been made, recently, on its support for collaborative ontology development. We are inviting over some of the people who have made this happen to tell us about it.

Thursday, 4-October-2007 – Dr. Tania Tudorache from the Stanford Protege group will present her talk on "Collaborative Ontology Development in Protege." Dr. Tudorache will present some of the challenges that need to be tackled in a collaborative ontology development environment, point out some of the functionalities that such an environment should provide, and will give a brief demo of a prototype they have built to support the collaborative ontology development process, called Collaborative Protege … Please refer to details at the session wiki page at: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2007_10_04

Thursday, 11-October-2007 – Dr. Timothy Redmond, Chief Architect of Protege from Stanford Medical Informatics and Mr. Peter Yim, President & CEO of CIM3, will jointly present: "Distributed Ontology Development with Protege." They will be talking about Protege-based CODS Server – a service being launched to support collaborative open ontology development, as well as a vision of the future of ontology servers which will combine tools for browsing, visualization, cross referencing and editing. … Please refer to details on the session wiki page, at: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2007_10_11

*RSVP* by by emailing <peter.yim@cim3.com> offline so that he can prepare enough resources to support everyone. (Kindly include your affiliation and job title if you aren’t already a member of the Ontolog community.) Before participating, please also make sure you are aware of our IPR policy (ref: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?WikiHomePage#nid32).

Regards. =ppy

Peter P. Yim
Co-convener, Ontolog