The SSN Ontology of the Semantic Sensor Networks ...


The W3C Semantic Sensor Networks Incubator group (the SSN-XG), as one of its activities, produced an ontology to describe sensors and observations — the SSN ontology, available at This article describes the development of the SSN ontology, the SSN ontology itself and its alignment to the DOLCE-UltraLite foundational ontology. The SSN ontology can describe the capabilities of sensors, the measurement processes used and the resultant observations.

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Last updated June 16, 2016
Created June 16, 2016
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tags ontology,standards,interoperability,semantics
topic Data management and Smart City services
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