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Subject: RE: [soa-rm] concept maps

Here's a site on concept maps that someone recently passed to me - seems
that they were invented in the 1960s*:


*people sitting around thinking "Wow, man...what a concept"????

(Born in the (late) 60s;)

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank McCabe [mailto:frank.mccabe@us.fujitsu.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2005 6:01 PM
> To: Duane Nickull
> Cc: SOA-RM
> Subject: [soa-rm] concept maps
> Been doing some research on the net about concept maps.
> It seems that concept maps are nearly always used in an 
> educational context. It may even be that we have been 
> pioneering the use of concept maps as a modeling tool :)
> There is a close semantic similarity between RDF and concept 
> maps. It would not be a great stretch to use RDF as the 
> semantics of concept maps. RDF does have a semantics now that
> The reason for picking this approach is that basing a 
> semantics of CM on KIF or CL pushes you in a direction that 
> is not especially helpful. (I.e., you start wanting to add in 
> the extra features you get in a logic language; but in fact 
> most CMs are assertional in
> nature.)
> So, the technical route is there. I wonder if the political 
> will is too?
> Frank

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