Structured Representation of Information

The Need for Ontologies

Information is scattered within organizations and often not held in such a structured way as to be easily accessed by employees or software. This problem was examined by Lau et al (2005) using the example of McDonnell Douglas (now part of Boeing), that demonstrated how difficult it is to gather unstructured knowledge. Therefore, it is important that research is undertaken into methods of capturing, structuring, distributing, analyzing, and visualizing information.

Taxonomies, Ontologies and Structuring of Information

An ontology is a classification structure. A taxonomy can be just a convenient structure to assist programmers, or part of an overall 'thesaurus' which describes and agreements the meaning of things. This 'thesaurus' structure is the ontology and may contain one or more taxonomies. Engineers may have different names for the same thing, eg wing skin stiffeners may be referred to as stringers, but rib stiffeners are never called stringers. … Read More

Choosing the Ideal Power Bank

There are many names that can be used to refer to a portable battery and they include power backup, pocket power cells, fuel banks, portable chargers, battery packs and so on. Regardless of what you decide to call them, they are still the same thing. The aim is to charge the tablet or phone without necessarily having a power outlet.

They come in all sizes. There are smaller sizes that are ideal for the smartphones and the bigger sizes that can cater multiple charges and are ideal for charging your tablet.

There are some that have cables while yet others include multiple ports to allow you to charge multiple devices at the same time.

For smartphones and tablets

There are many reasons as to why you need a portable battery for your gadgets. The most important one is how life is made easier by using mobile devices such as tablets … Read More