Eighty (80) Aspects

Entities may be characterized according to one or more of about 80 aspects. Aspects help to group related entities by situation, and not by identity nor definition. Aspects thus provide a secondary means for organizing entities independent of their nature, but helpful for placing the entity in real-world contexts. Not all aspects relate to a given entity.

The current aspects in KBpedia are:

Academics Academics are persons affiliated with institutions of higher learning and other academic pursuits. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Academics aspects related to the main subject at hand. Academics are understood to exclude other notable persons, artists, athletes, businesspersons, entertainers, leaders, professionals, religious persons and shady characters, which each have their own aspects.
Actions Actions are activities that occur over a duration of time. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Actions aspects related to the main subject at hand. Recreation, Sports and War actions are specifically excluded, since these have their own properties.
Analysis & Organizing Analysis and Organizing are activities associated with understanding and categorizing things and concepts. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Analysis and Organizing aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Animals Animals are motive forms of life. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Animals aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Artists Artists are persons involved in creative endeavors and works. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Artists aspects related to the main subject at hand. Artists are understood to exclude academics, other notable persons, athletes, businesspersons, entertainers, leaders, professionals, religious persons and shady characters, which each have their own aspects.
Athletes Athletes are persons involved in sports. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Athletes aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Attributes Attributes are descriptive characteristics of entities. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Attributes aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Audio Audio is a form of information or creative works associated with sound. (Visual is the proper category for combined sound + visual.) This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Audio aspects related to the main subject at hand. Music recordings, including singles, albums, long-playing and extended-play records are specifically included.
Books Books are written creative works, but excludes periodicals. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Books aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Businesspersons Businesspersons are persons affilitated with business, commerce, industry or retail. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Businesspersons aspects related to the main subject at hand. Businesspersons are understood to exclude academics, artists, athletes, other notable persons, entertainers, leaders, professionals, religious persons and shady characters, which each have their own aspects.
Cartoons Cartoons are visual works, often in series, based on simple drawings or animation. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Cartoons aspects related to the main subject at hand. General animation-related topics are also specifically included.
Chemistry This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Chemistry aspects related to the main subject at hand. Inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry are specifically included.
Commercial Establishments Commercial establishments are facilities associated with commerce, services or retail. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Commercial Establishments aspects related to the main subject at hand. Commercial Establishments are a subset of facilities, which have some separate aspects.
Companies Companies are organizations devoted to economic activity. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Companies aspects related to the main subject at hand. Companies are a subset of organizations, which have some separate aspects.
Computing Computing is a structured information activity in which symbolic manipulations occur; it is by definition separate from Software. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Computing aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Countries & Nationalities Countries and Nationalities captures groups of people as associated with specific countries, tribes, ethnicity or nations. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Country or Nationality aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Crime & War Crime and War is a category for actions or events that may do harm to individuals or society. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Crime & War (strife) aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Dates Dates are blocks of calendar time. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Dates aspects related to the main subject at hand. Individual years and centuries are specifically included.
Disasters Disasters are natural events that cause harm to individuals or society. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Disasters aspects related to the main subject at hand. Disasters are a subset of events, which have some other aspects.
Drink Drink is any liquid that may be imbibed by humans. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Drink aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Drugs Drugs are substances with pharmaceutical or psychotropic effects. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Drugs aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Entertainers Entertainers are persons or groups involved in entertaining others. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Entertainers aspects related to the main subject at hand. Entertainers (or performers) are understood to exclude academics, artists, athletes, businesspersons, other notable persons, leaders, professionals, religious persons and shady characters, which each have their own aspects.
Eras Eras refer to nameable, large durations of time. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Eras aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Events Events are specific occurrences that have a beginning and end, and are often nameable. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Events aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Extraterrestrial Extraterrestrial is a category for anything beyond the environs of Earth. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Extraterrestrial aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Fictional Fictional is anything not real or actual, as may be referred to in myths or fictional works. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Fictional aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Fields Of Study Fields of Study are any subjects that might be studied in an educational or learning setting. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Fields Of Study aspects related to the main subject at hand. Academic disciplines and department names and emphases are specifically included.
Films Films are visual works captured on film or digitally that combine multiple images into a continuous stream; movies are the most prominent example. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Films aspects related to the main subject at hand. All film and movie forms are specifically included.
Financial The Financial aspect captures things related to finance, industries or the economy, including taxes, assets and property. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Financial aspects related to the main subject at hand. General economic topics are also specifically included.
Food Food is any solid substance that may be ingested by humans for nutritional or taste reasons, including cuisines and meals. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Food aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Games Games are any playful activity or object employed by humans for diversion, pleasure or instruction, which involves specific rules and forms. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Games aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Genres Genres are a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Genres aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Governmental Governmental refers to activities, institutions or facilities relating to any governing agent. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Governmental aspects related to the main subject at hand. Government is a subset of organizations, which have some separate aspects.
Habited Areas Habited areas are any location or area where humans may live. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Habited Areas aspects related to the main subject at hand. Habited Areas may span from single rooms to larger complexes and communities in which individuals live. Animal habitations are specifically included in this aspect.
Health & Disease Health and Disease is an aspect related to the well-being or not of living things, mostly human. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Health or Disease aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Honors & Celebrations Honors and Celebrations are events or activities involved with winning or celebrating the accomplishments of people or groups. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Honors & Celebrations aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Images Images are single visual instantiations or reproductions; a sequence of images is by definition related to Films. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Images aspects related to the main subject at hand.
In Year In Year is any reference to a specific calendar year. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have In Year aspects related to the main subject at hand. In Year is a reference to a specific calendar year.
Industrial Facilities Industrial Facilities are ones involved in the production or manufacturer or extraction of goods and commodities. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Industrial Facilities aspects related to the main subject at hand. Industrial Facilities are a subset of facilities, which have some separate aspects.
Job Types Job Types are common job titles. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Job Types aspects related to the main subject at hand. Job Types is one subset of overall Person aspects.
Landforms Landforms are natural aspects of topography and the landscape. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Landforms aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Languages Languages are symbolic systems of communication, either human or artificial. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Languages aspects related to the main subject at hand. Both human and artificial languages are specifically included.
Leaders Leaders are persons with some form of leadership position, either formal or granted by authority. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Leaders aspects related to the main subject at hand. Leaders are understood to exclude academics, artists, athletes, businesspersons, entertainers, other notable persons, professionals, religious persons and shady characters, which each have their own aspects.
Lists Lists are enumerations of similar things or objects. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Lists aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Living Things Living Things is a category for all life-related aspects shared across multiple life forms (such as Plants and Animals). This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Living Things aspects related to the main subject at hand. Living Things are understood to include all life forms and concepts apart from Animals and Plants.
Locations (other) Other Locations are describable places that are not facilities, habited areas, or geopolitical. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Locations (other) aspects related to the main subject at hand. This grouping complements the Habited Areas or Countries & Nationalities properties.
Math & Numbers Math and Numbers is for concepts and notations in these areas. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Math & Numbers aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Military Military is for organized groups and activities dedicated to defense or warmaking. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Military aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Monuments Monuments are physical structures to commemorate a famous or notable person or event. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Monuments aspects related to the main subject at hand. Monuments are a subset of facilities.
Music Music is the vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Music aspects related to the main subject at hand. Music recordings, shown under the Audio property, are specifically excluded.
Natural Areas Natural Areas are regions of natural beauty or prominence. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Natural Areas aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Natural Phenomena Natural Phenomena are events or activities arising in nature. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Natural Phenomena aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Natural Substances Natural Substances are matter and material things found in nature. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Natural Substance aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Notable Persons Notable Persons are persons of note not included in other categories. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Notable Persons aspects related to the main subject at hand. Notable Persons are understood to exclude academics, artists, athletes, businesspersons, entertainers, leaders, professionals, religious persons and shady characters, which each have their own aspects.
Other Facilities Other Facilities are facilities not included in other categories. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Other Facilities aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Other Organizations Other Organizations are organizations not included in other categories. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Other Organizations aspects related to the main subject at hand. Sports teams, companies, and colleges and universities, are explicitly excluded since they have their own separate groupings.
Other Writings Other Writings are text or written things other than Books. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Writings aspects related to the main subject at hand; a separate grouping deals explicitly with Books.
Performing Arts Peformaning Arts are those activities by Entertainers performed before audiences. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Performing Arts aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Plants Plants are sessile organisms, often able to photosynthesize sunlight into organic materials. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Plants aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Politics Politics is any human activity related to how humans are governed and by whom. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Politics aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Products Products, specifically including services, are things offered for sale or barter. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Products aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Professionals Professionals are persons who are qualified and paid for engaging in occupations known as professions. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Professionals aspects related to the main subject at hand. Professionals are understood to exclude academics, artists, athletes, businesspersons, entertainers, leaders, other notable persons, religious persons and shady characters, which each have their own aspects.
Recreation Recreation is any activity for diversion or pleasure; Games are a specifically defined subset. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Recreation aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Religious Religious is any activity or event related to beliefs in god or spiritual matters. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Religious aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Religious Persons Religious Persons are persons engaged in religious activity, often as clergy. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Religious Persons aspects related to the main subject at hand. Religions Persons are understood to exclude academics, artists, athletes, businesspersons, entertainers, leaders, professionals, other notable persons and shady characters, which each have their own aspects.
Schools Schools pertain to all institutions and facilities dedicated to learning and training. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Schools aspects related to the main subject at hand. Education topics and colleges and universities are explicitly included in this grouping.
Shady Characters Shady Characters are persons engaged in illegal, immoral or suspect activities. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Shady Characters aspects related to the main subject at hand. Shady characters, including criminals and persons of possibly poor reputation, are understood to exclude academics, artists, athletes, businesspersons, entertainers, leaders, professionals, religious persons and other notable persons, which each have their own aspects.
Society Society relates to the culture, mores, laws and means of interactions amongst humans as social beings. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Society aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Software Software is Structured Information that contains the instructions for how to conduct symbolic computing. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Software aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Sports Sports are competitive activities between individuals or teams. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Sports aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Standards Standards are conventions for how specific activities should be conducted. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Standards aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Structured Data Structured Data are data records, datasets or databases. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Structured Data aspects related to the main subject at hand. Databases, structured forms of information such as spreadsheets and markup, and structured notations are specifically included in this grouping.
Structured Info Structured Info is all structured information, including notations and symbolic conventions, not already expressed as Structured Data. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Structured Info aspects related to the main subject at hand. Structured Info is a less organized (structured) format than Structured Data, which has its own aspect, or is a notation reflecting the same.
Teams Teams are groups of humans formed for a specific purpose, often sports. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Teams aspects related to the main subject at hand. Most teams are sports in nature.
Time Time is the generic idea of continuously unfolding from the present to the future, leaving the past behind. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Time aspects related to the main subject at hand. Specific Dates are excluded since they have their own separate grouping.
Topics Topics are ideas and concepts that are not classifiable as entity types. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Topics aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Transport Facilities Transport Facilities are the paths, routes, vehicles and supporting infrastructure and facilities associated with the movement of materials, commodities, goods and people. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Transport Facilities aspects related to the main subject at hand. Transport Facilities are a subset of facilioties, which have some separate aspects.
TV TV is a specific subset of Visual Arts relating to the broadcasting to television sets and other display devices. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have TV aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Visual Arts Visual Arts are conceptual works of a visual nature, such as sculpture and painting. Cartoons, Films and TV are specifically excluded since they have their own separate groupings. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Visual Arts aspects related to the main subject at hand.
Web Stuff Web Stuff is for structured information available on the Web and the Internet. This property provides links to articles in Wikipedia categories that have Web Stuff aspects related to the main subject at hand.