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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...
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)
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Taxonomists classify biological specimens into groups (taxa) on the basis of similarities between their observed features (characters). The description of these characters is ...