10. Motivation and Overview for an Ontological Framework
10.2 Ontological Foundation
10.2.2 Extensional Basis for Identity of Individuals
10.2.3 Possible Worlds
10.2.4 Extensional Identity for Classes/Sets
10.2.5 Relationships and Their Representation
10.3 A Data Model for the Ontological Foundations
In this chapter I will explain why an ontological framework is valuable in data modeling, and I will introduce the broad sweep of the four-dimensional framework I use, which is based on the work done by myself and others when we developed the data model for ISO 15926-2.
, I introduced some general principles that, ...