Ontologies for the Behavioural and Social Sciences: Opportunities and Challenges

Janna Hastings, Caitlin Notley, Robert West, Susan Michie, university london

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Abstract

This report summarises the presentations and discussions that took place during the first Ontologies for Research in the Behavioural and Social Sciences (OntoBess) workshop, held in Bozen-Bolzano and virtually on the 18th September 2021. The workshop highlighted the relevance of ontologies to address
overarching challenges in the behavioural and social sciences, including evidence synthesis in the face of conflicting findings, challenging definitions for key entities, and the need to incorporate and advance theory. It also highlighted the perspectives and resources that the behavioural and social sciences can bring to the ontology development community
Original languageEnglish
JournalCEUR Workshop Proceedings
Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 2022

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