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Ontology Glossary

A glossary containing words and concepts to communicate ideas and terms related to the development of Ontologies for GBADs. Terms were developed by the Ontology and Informatics theme.

Semantics: The contextual and linguistic meaning of a term

Interoperability: The ability to operate/communicate between processes, themes, programs, and data

Semantic Interoperability: The ability to capture and combine the contextual and linguistic meaning of terms or ideas so that they can be applied to communicate between processes, themes, programs, and data