Maureen Donnelly's Publications

Papers in refereed journals

  1. 1.Donnelly, M. (forthcoming) Parthood and Multi-location, Oxford Studies in Metaphysics, D. Zimmerman (ed.) Oxford: Oxford University Press. ftp

  2. 2.Donnelly M., (forthcoming) Mereological Vagueness and Existential Vagueness Synthese. ftp

  3. 3.Bittner, T., Donnelly, M. and Smith, B., to appear. A Spatio-temporal Ontology for Geographic Information Integration. Int. J. Geographical Information Systems (IJGIS).

  4. 4.Donnelly, M., and Bittner, T,. 2008. Summation Relations and Portions of Stuff. Philosophical Studies, doi: 10.1007/s11098-007-9197-6. ftp

  5. 5.Bittner, T. and Donnelly, M. 2007, Logical Properties of Foundational Relations in Bio-ontologies. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: 39, 197-216. ftp

  6. 6.Donnelly, M., Bittner, T. and Rosse, C. 2006. A Formal Theory for Spatial Representation and Reasoning in Biomedical Ontologies. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: 36, Nr. 1, 1 - 27 ftp

  7. 7.Donnelly M. 2005. Relative Places. Applied Ontology: 1, 55-75.  ftp

  8. 8.Bittner, T., Donnelly, M., and Smith, B. 2004. Endurants and Perdurants in Directly Depicting Ontologies. AI Communications: 13, 247-258. ftp

  9. 9.Donnelly M. 2004. A Formal Theory for Reasoning about Parthood, Connection, and Location. Artificial Intelligence 160: 145-172.  ftp

Papers in refereed conferences

  1. 1.T. Bittner, L. J. Goldberg, and M. Donnelly. Ontology and qualitative medical images analysis. In M. Okada and B. Smith, editors, Proc. InterOntology 08. Keio University Press, 2008. ftp

  2. 2.T. Bittner and M. Donnelly. A formal theory of qualitative size and distance relations between regions. In C. Price, editor, Proc. of the 21st Annual Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning (QR07), 2007. (updated) ftp

  3. 3.T. Bittner and M. Donnelly. A temporal mereology for distinguishing between integral objects and portions of stuff. In R. Holte and A. Howe (eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-07), 287-292. ftp

  4. 4.Bittner, T. and Donnelly, M. A theory of granular parthood based on qualitative cardinality and size measures. In B. Bennett and C. Fellbaum, editors, Proceedings of the fourth International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, FOIS06, 2006, 65-76. ftp

  5. 5.T. Bittner and M. Donnelly. A classification of spatio-temporal entities based on their location in space-time. In E. Zimanyi, editor, International Workshop on Semantic-based Geographical Information Systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer, 2006, 1626-1635. ftp

  6. 6.Donnelly M. 2005, “Containment Relations in Anatomical Ontologies” Procedings: AMIA 2005 Annual Symposium, eds. C. Friedman, J. Ash, and P. Tarczy-Hornoch. pp. 206 -210.

  7. 7.Bittner, T. and Donnelly, M. (2005). Computational ontologies of parthood, componenthood, and containment, In L. Kaelbling (ed.): Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 382-387. ftp

  8. 8.Donnelly, M. and Bittner, T. (2005). Spatial relations between classes of individuals. In D. Mark and T. Cohn (eds.): Spatial Information Theory. Cognitive and Computational Foundations of Geographic Information Science. International Conference (COSIT 2005), 182 - 199.

  9. 9.Bittner, T., Donnelly, M. and Winter, S. (2005). Ontology and semantic interoperability, In D. Prosperi and S. Zlatanova (ed.): Large-scale 3D data integration: Problems and challenges, CRCpress (Tailor & Francis). 139-160. ftp

  10. 10.Donnelly M. 2004, "Relative Places" in A. Varzi and L. Vieu (eds.) Formal Ontology in Information Systems. Proceedings of the Third International Conference (FOIS-04), 249-260.

  11. 11.Bittner, T., Donnelly, M., and Smith, B. 2004. Individuals, Universals, Collections: On the Foundational Relations of Ontology. In: A.C. Varzi and L. Vieu (ed.): Proceedings of the Third Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS-04), IOS Press, 37-48. ftp

  12. 12.Bittner, T. and Donnelly, M. 2004. 'The mereology of stages and persistent entities', In Lopez de Mantaras, R. and Saitta, L. (ed.): Proceedings of the European Conference of Artificial Intelligence (ECAI04), IOS Press, 283-287. ftp

  13. 13.Donnelly M. 2004, "On Parts and Holes--The Spatial Structure of the Human Body" in M. Fieschi, E. Coiera, and Y. J. Li (eds.) Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Medical Informatics (MedInfo-04), 351-356.

  14. 14.Donnelly M. 2003, "Layered Mereotopology" in G. Gottlob and T. Walsh (eds.) Proceedings of the 18th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-03), 1269-1274.

  15. 15.Donnelly M. 2003, "Layered Mereotopology" in G. Gottlob and T. Walsh (eds.) Proceedings of the 18th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-03), 1269-1274.

  16. 16.Donnelly M. 2001, “Introducing Granularity-Dependent Quantitative Distance and Diameter Measures in Common-Sense Reasoning Contexts” in C. Welty and B. Smith (eds.) Formal Ontology in Information Systems. Collected Papers from the 2nd International Conference (FOIS-01), 321-332.

Presentation Slides

  1. Endurantist and Perdurantist Accounts of Persistence (pdf)