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Mapping versus re-using

From: John Madden <john.madden@duke.edu>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2011 13:58:38 -0400
Message-Id: <F8EC90ED-797F-4BEE-9076-60CFDC878EFA@duke.edu>
Cc: Mary Kennedy <mary.kennedy@nih.gov>
To: public-esw-thes@w3.org
I'm looking for some guidance on choice of mechanisms for interlinking concept schemes.

 In the Primer, following the discussion of mapping (Section 3.1)  there is discussion (Section 3.2) of re-using concepts by asserting 

	ex1:A-Concept-In-Scheme-1   skos:inScheme  ex2:Scheme-2

Section 3.2 also discusses owl:imports as a third strategy for interlinking.

Are there any writings available that elaborate a bit more than the Primer on the advantages and disadvantages of each strategy (mapping vs. re-use vs. importing) and "best practices" for when to prefer one strategy over the others?


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