Term: identity condition Class:  
 vernacular   (0%)
Created 19 September 2013
Last modified 19 September 2013
Contributed by Stephen Richard


Definition: A logical test that allows distinguishing a specific instance of a certain class from all other instances of that class. (see Guarino and Welty, 2000; ). See also Unity condition.

Guarino, Nicola, and Welty, Christopher, 2000a, A Formal Ontology of Properties, in Proceedings of the 12th International Converence on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, Dieng, Rose, ed.: France, Springer-Verlag. Available at http://www.loa-cnr.it/Papers/EKAW-2000.pdf. Submitted 14 April 2016
by Stephen