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Logo: Neon project

NeOn was a large European R&D project involving 14 European partners and co-funded by the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme. NeOn started in March 2006 and had a duration of 4 years. Our aim was to advance the state of the art in using ontologies for large-scale semantic applications in distributed organizations. An important result of NeOn was to create the NeOn toolkit as a leading ontology engineering platform, which supports the complete development life-cycle of such a new generation of semantic applications together with an accompanying methodology.
Three use cases provide test-beds for NeOn technologies to show how the research innovations can be applied in practice and exploited.

Atos Origin, s.a.e.Spain, Institut AIFB Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) Germany, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA) France, intelligent Software Components (iSOCO) S.A.Spain, Jozef Stefan Institute Slovenia, KCEW, Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Italy, Knowledge Media Institute The Open University United Kingdom, Laboratorios KIN, S.A.Spain, Laboratory for Applied Ontology Italian, National Research Council (ISTC-CNR) Italy, Natural Language Processing Group University of Sheffield United Kingdom,Ontology Engineering Group Universidad Politecnice de Madrid Spain, ontoprise GmbH Germany, Software AG Germany

Core Topics of Software AG:

  • Software AG participated in the development of registry-based infrastructures for the NeOn toolkit and developed plug-ins for the NeOn toolkit to support the integration of ontologies into SOA components.

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