A universal character model and ontology of defined terms for taxonomic description.
Paterson, T., Kennedy, J., Pullan, M. R., Cannon, A., Armstrong, K. E., Watson, M. F., …Russell, G. (2004)
A universal character model and ontology of defined terms for taxonomic description. In E. Rahm (Ed.), Proceedings of Data Integration in the Life Sciences (DILS), 63-78
Taxonomists classify biological specimens into groups (taxa) on the basis of similarities between their observed features (characters). The description of these characters is ...
Formalizing botanical taxonomies.
Priss, U. (2003)
Formalizing botanical taxonomies. https://doi.org/10.1007/b11835
Because botanical taxonomies are prototypical classifications it would seem that it should be easy to formalize them as concept lattices or type hierarchies. On closer inspect...