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What distinguishes ontology from databases and knowledge bases? What are the advantages and disadvantages of ontology compared to them?

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closed as off topic by soandos, Mike Fitzpatrick, Journeyman Geek, allquixotic, nhinkle Nov 4 '12 at 7:37

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@soandos why u closed the question if you do not know the answer, it does not mean you should close it –  Persian Nov 4 '12 at 8:34

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