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ready Scientific Variables Ontology

Abbreviation: SVO


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The Scientific Variables Ontology (SVO) outlines the required and optional components for creating machine-interpretable scientific variable concepts. SVO comprises an upper ontology (SVU) that contains a set of modular conceptual categories and relationships between them, as well as a lower ontology (SVL) that contains instances within each category. SVL can be manually or automatically populated with concepts from a wide range of fields to create custom variables. Originally, SVO was created to express the set of CSDMS standard names in ontology form. The current ontology is designed to be terminology agnostic and can be augmented to include an unlimited number of synonymous terms. SVO is designed to balance a linguistic model of the world with a scientific model. SVO attempts to provide a template for retrieving information about a variable from free-form text. One of the primary goals of SVO is to work towards automated ontology generation of scientific variables following ideas laid out in an upper ontology of higher level concepts.



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Record added: Jan. 5, 2021, 2:17 p.m.
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