Ontolog Forum

Session Topic Discussion
Duration 1 hour
Date/Time October 7 2020 16:00 GMT
9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT
5:00pm BST/6:00pm CEST
Convener Ken Baclawski

Ontology Summit 2020 Topic:Communiqué Discussion


  • Continue discussion of the Communiqué for the Ontology Summit 2020: Knowledge Graphs
    • Whence - What brought the use of graphs in as persistence mechanisms. Will need to address other non-relational persistence mechanisms; historical background; this can include parts of 'why'.
    • Current State - How graph persistence mechanisms are being used.
    • Problems - What the differences in the current uses are and what problems they may cause going forward.
    • Whither - Our recommendation of how a the notion 'knowledge graph' should be defined; and how standards can help.

Conference Call Information

  • Date: Wednesday, 07-October-2020
  • Start Time: 9:00am PDT / 12:00pm EDT / 6:00pm CEST / 5:00pm BST / 1600 UTC
  • Expected Call Duration: 1 hour
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[12:13] Gary: Ravi Sharma suggested - Add: Ravi will add the short list of problems that need to be addressed as we evolve creation and expand

[12:23] DrRaviSharma: Thanks, Gary, I introduced bullet point thoughts primarily addressing dynamic expansion, of KGs and how to focus on getting the users what they want in spite of expanding KGs

[12:30] Ken Baclawski:


  • 14 October: Finish the 4 wiki pages (content for the 4 parts)
  • 21 October: I will draft the communique by this date.
  • 21 October to 28 October: Review and edit the communique.

[12:32] DrRaviSharma1: Ken- thanks


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