- The authors, a librarian and software consultant, use their expertise to convey both the information science and technical aspects of ontologies and semantic search
- Written for librarians. Unlike most work on ontologies which is highly technical and written for professionals in computer science and knowledge management, this text is easy to understand and highlights applications of this technology that are most relevant
- Case studies of real life ontologies give a practical look at how they are currently being used
Reinold, KathyKathy Reinold is a software consultant for Tessella, Inc. She is a graduate of Emmanuel College (B.A. Mathematics) and Boston Unviersity (M.S. Computer Science). She is also a Springboard Enterprises alumna, a member of Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology, and a member of the Association of Computing Machinery. Ms Reinold has extensive experience in software development and methodologies including work on ontologies and semantic search.