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RE: [SKOS] application in indexing and search

From: Tudhope D S (AT) <dstudhope@glam.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2009 17:46:00 -0000
Message-ID: <0BA7EE4D4646E0409D458D347C508B780419B174@MAILSERV1.uni.glam.ac.uk>
To: "Christophe Dupriez" <christophe.dupriez@destin.be>
Cc: "Johan De Smedt" <Johan.De-smedt@tenforce.com>, <public-esw-thes@w3.org>, <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
The url I gave below is freely accessible on the Web if you copy and paste the url into the browser
- clicking inside the email may not work as our University Web email system appears to have added itself (apologies) 

From: Christophe Dupriez [mailto:christophe.dupriez@destin.be]
Sent: Sat 24/01/2009 17:30
To: Tudhope D S (AT)
Cc: Johan De Smedt; public-esw-thes@w3.org; public-swd-wg@w3.org
Subject: Re: [SKOS] application in indexing and search

Hi Doug,

A password is requested to access your project!

Have a nice week-end,


Tudhope D S (AT) a écrit :
> The STAR project has developed a pilot set of semantic web services, based
> upon the SKOS Core data model for thesauri and related knowledge
> organization systems. The services currently provide term look up
> across the thesauri held in the
> system, along with browsing and semantic concept expansion within a chosen
> thesaurus. Details can be found at
> http://hypermedia.research.glam.ac.uk/kos/terminology_services/
> <https://unimail.glam.ac.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://hypermedia.research.glam.ac.uk/kos/terminology_services/>
> The service is based on a subset of the SWAD Europe SKOS API with
> extensions
> for concept expansion. The service currently consists of 7 function calls,
> which could be integrated into a textual or metadata based search system.
> Anyone interested is welcome to inspect the API or download a client
> demonstrator, which is currently configured to operate with a subset of
> English Heritage thesauri. We're keen to receive any feedback or
> suggestions. It's intended as an pilot demonstrator of core functionality
> rather than any final user interface. It should install and run
> automatically (after one or two initial questions).
> Doug
> Douglas Tudhope
> Professor, Faculty of Advanced Technology
> University of Glamorgan
> Pontypridd CF37 1DL
> Wales, UK
> Tel +44 (0) 1443-483609
> Fax +44 (0) 1443-482715
> dstudhope@glam.ac.uk
> http://hypermedia.research.glam.ac.uk/people/tudhope/
> <https://unimail.glam.ac.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://hypermedia.research.glam.ac.uk/people/tudhope/>
> Editor : The New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia
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> *From:* public-esw-thes-request@w3.org on behalf of Johan De Smedt
> *Sent:* Fri 23/01/2009 07:41
> *To:* public-esw-thes@w3.org; public-swd-wg@w3.org
> *Subject:* [SKOS] application in indexing and search
> Hi,
> In order to make applications of SKOS representations,
> I am looking for standardization efforts, projects or products which
> are using SKOS to configure indexing and search engines.
> In particular I want to find out in how far
> - interfaces need to be made to map SKOS into indexing/search engines
>   or if such engines are starting to use SKOS
> - how are these engines configured (e.g. support for inference over SKOS
>   - inverse, symmetric and transitive proverties
>   - property chains
> - in how far are mapping properties supported in e.g. federated search
> - in how far is content classification supported if we mark up content
> (e.g. via RDFa) using dc:subject
> Thanks for pointers or references.
> Kind Regards,
>    Johan De Smedt
> =================
> johan.de-smedt@tenforce.com
> mobile: +32 477 475 934
> =================
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