OASIS Quantities and Units of Measure Ontology Standard (QUOMOS) TC

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Developing an ontology for quantities, systems of measurement units, and base dimensions for use across multiple industries

Jerry Smith, gerald.l.smith180.civ@mail.mil, Secretary

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The OASIS Quantities and Units of Measure Ontology Standard (QUOMOS) Technical Committee works to develop an ontology to specify the basic concepts of quantities, systems of quantities, and systems of measurement units and scales, various base dimensions and units of the SI system, metric prefixes (nano-, micro-, milli-, kilo-, ...), rules for constructing various derived units, and designations of the most common derived units (joules, watts, ...) for use across multiple industries.

For more information on QUOMOS, see the TC Charter. (A Chinese translation of the TC Charter is also available.)


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