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Workshop outputs: personas

One of the more fun exercises in the workshop was to develop personas for the types of people who may want to use a software ontology.  These help determine the kinds of questions that may want to be asked of … Continue reading

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An Agile Ontology

The group in which I work at EBI applies Agile Software Development methods to developing software. The technique requires that iterations are frequent and that software is released often with an emphasis on collaboration between developers, especially with regards ‘customer’ … Continue reading

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User sourced competency questions for software

Following our first SWO workshop in Manchester we performed several exercises to garner requirements and test cases. Below is a complete list of the competency questions collected to guide the engineering of the Software Ontology. Competency questions are questions that … Continue reading

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Community ontology building without using the ‘O’ word

At the first SWO meeting in Manchester we started the meeting with one primary goal: we would build our ontology of software without discussing ontologies. Obviously, this sounds odd. And probably not possible. And yet the outcome of the meeting … Continue reading

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