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Sumo2loom Documentation



David W. Flater


In 2002, a project at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) called for the use of an upper ontology in conjunction with an inference engine. After a review of available ontologies and inference engines it was decided to translate SUMO into a form that could be used by version 4.0 of the LOOM inference engine. The translating program Sumo2loom was developed for this purpose. This document describes Baseline 7 of Sumo2loom with its input, output, and usage.
Sumo2loom Documentation


KIF, ontology, software, translation


Flater, D. (2003), Sumo2loom Documentation, Sumo2loom Documentation, [online],, (Accessed June 19, 2024)


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Created February 1, 2003, Updated August 29, 2018