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Robert Arp
Research Associate with the National Center for Biomedical Ontology
Robert Arp

Robert Arp
Research interests: Foundational ontology and ontology development related to the biomedical domain
Institutional affiliation: University at Buffalo
Departmental affiliation: Ontology Research Group
Office location: New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences, 701 Ellicott Street, Suite B2-158
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Membership status: Charter member
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Robert Arp


He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Saint Louis University in November, 2004. His dissertation, renamed Scenario Visualization: An Evolutionary Account of Creative Problem Solving, was published by MIT Press (MIT Link) in 2008. His areas of specialization include Ontology Development, Philosophy of Biology, and Philosophy of Mind.

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Currently, he is working primarily with UB philosopher, Barry Smith, and Werner Ceusters doing research in foundational ontology (meanings of 'ontology') and ontology development related to the biomedical domain.

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