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Re: Practical applications of networking standards for KOS

From: Alistair Miles <a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 17:31:58 +0000
Message-ID: <43EA2B0E.10007@rl.ac.uk>
To: Dragan Gasevic <dgasevic@sfu.ca>
CC: SW Best Practices <public-swbp-wg@w3.org>, sigcr-l@asis.org, public-esw-thes@w3.org

Hi Dragan,

 > 
http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS//Vol-156/paper6.pdf

Nice paper :) I have a sketch of a similar algorithm.

I think mapping should be in scope for future SKOS work. I also very 
much like the idea of using information retrieval use cases to motivate 
the design of mapping vocabularies and algorithms.

Cheers,

Al.

Dragan Gasevic wrote:
>  
> 
> Hi Ron:
>  
> You might be interested in the algorithm my colleague Marek Hatala and I 
> developed for searching web resources using multiple concept schemas. We 
> use SKOS concept schemas, SKOS Mapping vocabulary, and Jess as an 
> implementation language. We experimented with ACM Computing 
> classification system, Merlot directory, and a part of Dewey Decimal 
> Classification System. Details you can see in the paper:
>  
> Gašević, D., Hatala, M., "Searching Web Resources Using Ontology 
> Mappings," In Proceedings of the Workshop on Integrating Ontologies (at 
> the 3rd International Conference on Knowledge Capture), (CEUR Workshop 
> Proceedings Vol. 156, http://CEUR-WS.org/Vol-156), Banff, Canada, 2005, 
> pp. 33-40, 
> http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/Publications/CEUR-WS//Vol-156/paper6.pdf
>  
> Any comments, questions, ... are very welcome :).
>  
> Regards,
> Dragan
>  
> 
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>     ----- Original Message -----
>     *From:* Ron Davies <mailto:ron@rondavies.be>
>     *To:* NKOS@dli2.nsf.gov <mailto:NKOS@dli2.nsf.gov> ;
>     sigcr-l@asis.org <mailto:sigcr-l@asis.org> ; public-esw-thes@w3.org
>     <mailto:public-esw-thes@w3.org>
>     *Sent:* Saturday, February 04, 2006 11:48 AM
>     *Subject:* Practical applications of networking standards for KOS
> 
>     My apologies in advance for cross-posting.
> 
>     For a presentation this spring, I am trying to collect information
>     on practical, real world uses of standards for sharing and making
>     use of networked knowledge organisation systems. Knowledge
>     organisation systems (KOS) of course include classification schemes,
>     subject heading lists, thesauri, ontologies and other controlled
>     vocabularies. Uses might include migrating schemes from a management
>     system to a retrieval application or another management application,
>     translation of a thesaurus from one natural language to another, 
>     translating searches from one indexing language to another (or from
>     one natural language to another), and expanding or enriching queries.
> 
>     If you are using a standard for presenting the content of
>     classification schemes, thesauri or ontologies in a networked
>     environment or a standard protocol for accessing that information,
>     please send me some brief information or references to your
>     application, and (ideally) a URL where this information will be
>     available. If you are not using a standard, but are still doing any
>     of the above, I would also be interested in hearing about your
>     application. I will, of course, summarise responses for the list.
> 
>     Thanks in advance.
> 
>     Ron
> 
>     Ron Davies
>     Av. Baden-Powell 1  Bte 2, 1200 Brussels, Belgium       
>     Email:  ron(at)rondavies.be
>     Tel:    +32 (0)2 770 33 51
>     GSM:    +32 (0)484 502 393
> 

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