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Re: substitute for skos:isSubjectOf

From: Christophe Dupriez <christophe.dupriez@destin.be>
Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2009 07:16:58 +0100
Message-ID: <498BD5DA.1020007@destin.be>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
CC: Neubert Joachim <J.Neubert@zbw.eu>, public-esw-thes@w3.org

In my current developments, the application "registers" its uses of a 
given scheme.
This registering process encompasses:
1) one or many roles are registered (for instance use of the "musical 
instruments" scheme can be as soloist or not)
2) for each concepts, there is a common way to obtain how many times it 
is used for different roles in the different applications
    Example of display:
3) for each role of each application, an url is defined to link to the 
documents indexed by a concept within that application (dynamic 
substitutions are needed).

Depending of SKOS scope, one could want to bring more or less 
information about the applications using the schemes:
1) which applications are using this scheme?
2) for what roles?
3) how many times in general?
4) how many times for each concept?
5) how many times including narrowers?
6) how can we get the list of the records from one concept?
7) what are the identifiers of those records?
8) what URL displays a record?

I am not convinced all this complexity has its place in "core" SKOS. On 
the other hand, organizing this complexity and identifying the different 
standards to apply would be extremely useful: an SKOS "application 
profile" with supplementary properties?

Wishing you a very nice day,

Christophe Dupriez

Dan Brickley a écrit :
> On 22/1/09 15:56, Neubert Joachim wrote:
>> The SKOS Primer recommends using dc:subject for indexing purposes. For
>> the inverse relation - this concept "is subject of" or "indexes" that
>> resource - it gives no recommendation. The discussion about indexing
>> properties in SKOS (commendably summarized in
>> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/wiki/SkosDesign/Indexing) also paid no
>> attention to the now vanished skos:isSubjectOf.
>> But it's definitively missing. My use case is this:
>> On the upcoming RDFa-enriched web pages for the Standard Thesaurus
>> Economics (maintained by the German National Library of Economics, ZBW),
> (nice work btw :)
>> we will include links to library resources. This links trigger a search
>> for the concept at hand in the subject index of the library database 
>> - e.g.
>> http://www.econis.eu/DB=1/LNG=EN/CMD?ACT=SRCHM&IKT3=46&TRM3=Black+market
>> <http://www.econis.eu/DB=1/LNG=EN/CMD?ACT=SRCHM&IKT3=46&TRM3=Black+market> 
>> searches for the concept http://zbw.eu/stw/descriptor/19289-4 with the
>> prefLabel "Black market" and returns a result page with further links to
>> books, articles and so on (not RDFa-enriched up to now, but this could
>> change).
> Can you use rev= instead of rel= in RDFa notation?
> cheers,
> Dan
> -- 
> http://danbri.org/

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