AIMS Glossary lists selected technical terms used in this website and also within the information management field. The purpose of the AIMS Glossary is to collect "technical" concepts used in the agricultural information management context and to provide definitions and to link them to a set of resources free accessible on the Web for more information.

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  • Glossary

    information extraction

    is the task of automatically extracting structured information from unstructured and/or semi-structured machine-readable documents. Ontology-based information extraction (OBIE) is the use of an...

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    Class

    A class, in general, is a representation of a concept. It is an abstract representation of some specific classification of things (hence the name class). The name used to identify a class is the...