Tag Archives: SKOS

ThManager: An open source tool for creating and visualizing SKOS

Lacasta, J., Nogueras-Iso, J., Lopez-Pellicer, F. J., Muro-Medrano, P. R., & Zarazaga-Soria, F. J. (2007). ThManager: An open source tool for creating and visualizing SKOS. Information Technology and Libraries, 26(3), 39-50. In this paper, the authors presented the design and … Continue reading

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Analysis of equivalence mapping for terminology services

Citation: McCulloch, E & Macgregor, G. (2008). Analysis of equivalence mapping for terminology services. Journal of Information Science, 34 (1), p. 70-92. Rationale: Terminology mapping is evident in a number of KOS interoperability approaches. It involves imposing equivalence, conceptual and … Continue reading

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LCSH, SKOS and Linked Data

A technique for converting Library of Congress Subject Headings MARCXML to Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) RDF is described. Strengths of the SKOS vocabulary are highlighted, as well as possible points for extension, and the integration of other semantic web vocabularies such as Dublin Core. An application for making the vocabulary available as linked- data on the Web is also described. Continue reading

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Query expansion via conceptual distance in thesaurus indexed collections

Tudhope D, Binding C, Blocks D, Cunliffe D (2006) Query expansion via conceptual distance in thesaurus indexed collections. Journal of Documentation 62(4), 509–533. This article looks at using thesauri as a possible mediating interface between collections indexed using controlled vocabulary … Continue reading

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Programmatic access to knowledge organisation systems

Binding, C. and Tudhope, D. (2004). KOS at your service: programmatic access to knowledge organisation systems. Journal of Digital Information, 4(4), available at: http://jodi.ecs.soton.ac.uk/Articles/v04/i04/ Binding/ Thesaurus based search systems often have low recall with fewer matching results.  FACET tries to … Continue reading

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Semantic Web and Vocabularies Interoperability

Angjeli, A, & Isaac, A. (2008). Semantic web and vocabularies interoperability: an experiment with illuminations collections. 74th IFLA General Conference and Council, Quebec, Canada, 10-14 August 2008. [paper] Introduction & Research Question This paper describes a design to search across … Continue reading

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