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Day: February 8, 2023

OAGi releases IOF Ontology Version 202301

OAGi (Open Applications Group, Inc.) has released the 202301 suite of IOF (Industrial Ontologies Foundry) Ontology that includes IOF Core in the Released status and the Supply Chain and the Maintenance Reference Ontologies in the Provisional Status. Please consult the README file for the detail of the release. It is available for immediate download at IOF Release 202301.

IOF Core is a foundation for domain ontologies such as maintenance and supply chain. IOF Core represents thousands of person-hours of development, review, refinement, and quality-checking. IOF has established processes modeled after the proven approach used by the EDM Council for the collaborative development, testing, and publication of a number of industry ontologies, including the Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) and the Identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP). The 202301 release also contains the maintenance and the supply chain reference ontologies in the provisional state. IOF will constantly improve IOF Core while working on domain ontologies based on it. IOF invites organizations to contribute to industrial ontology work.


Gilbane Advisor 2-8-23 — machine translation, contextual computing

This week we feature articles by Alan Morrison, and Rocío Txabarriaga, Yifan Wang, Zewei Sun, Shanbo Cheng, Weiguo Zheng, & Mingxuan Wang.

Additional reading from Yennie Jun, Dean Allemang, Sean Hollister.

News comes from Netlify & Gatsby, CrafterCMS, W3C, and AesirX.

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Opinion / Analysis

Enabling contextual computing in today’s enterprise information fabrics

What do get when you combine network effects, decentralized knowledge graphs, statistical machine learning, and blockchains? Alan Morrison: “… a siloless network of networks approach which P2P data networks such as IPFS are enabling will eventually result in…” a new level of connectivity, extended contextual computing, and value. OriginTrail is an instructive example. (5 min).

Revisiting controlled language for better machine translation quality

Rocío Txabarriaga reports on (with link to) a paper proposing a methodology to more effectively and efficiently leverage style quality to improve controlled language MT results. The authors address limitations of current methods of accounting for language style, and show how their approach reduces the need for continuous model and fine tuning. (summary 2 min, paper 20 min).

More Reading

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Content technology news

Netlify acquires Gatsby

Netlify is a platform for modern web development and the acquisition is aimed at accelerating adoption of composable web architectures.

W3C re-launched as a public-interest non-profit organization

The new entity preserves member-driven approach, existing worldwide outreach and cooperation while allowing additional partners around the world.

CrafterCMS expands its marketplace

The headless CMS and composable DXP vendor expands marketplace with 60+ open source plugins, blueprints, and packaged business capabilities.

AesirX launches headless CMS

The CMS includes marketing automation software, digiatal asset management (DAM), 1st-party analytics, business insights, and Single Sign On.

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