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Re: [SKOS] SKOS-XL & label relations

From: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 2 May 2008 11:13:27 +0100
Message-Id: <0DC0BE69-D265-4359-A364-0D175C10AB18@manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: "'Reul, Q. H.'" <q.reul@abdn.ac.uk>, "'SWD WG'" <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
To: "Alistair Miles" <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>


On 2 May 2008, at 11:04, Alistair Miles wrote:

>
> Hi Quentin,
>
> Yes, in a sense there is duplication. But XL gives you a convenient  
> way to
> make statements about the lexical entities used in a knowledge  
> organisation
> system, which vanilla SKOS doesn't. It also gives you a way to  
> "dumb-down"
> to vanilla SKOS, to get the simplified representation.
>
> E.g. using SKOS+XL ...
>
> <C1> rdf:type skos:Concept;
>   xl:prefLabel <L1>;
>   xl:altLabel <L2>;
>   skos:inScheme <S>.
>
> <L1> rdf:type xl:Label;
>   xl:literalForm "animals"@en;
>   skos:inScheme <S>;
>   dc:source "Another thesaurus."@en.
>
> <L2> rdf:type xl:Label;
>   xl:literalForm "fauna"@en;
>   skos:inScheme <S>;
>   dc:source "Yet another thesaurus."@en.
>
> ... which can be "dumbed-down" via the XL data model to vanilla  
> SKOS as ...
>
> <C1> rdf:type skos:Concept;
>   skos:prefLabel "animals"@en;
>   skos:altLabel "fauna"@en;
>   skos:inScheme <S>.
>
> ... does that make sense?
>
> I suppose you could achieve the same goal without xl:prefLabel,  
> xl:altLabel
> and xl:hiddenLabel, e.g. ...
>
> <C1> rdf:type skos:Concept;
>   xl:prefLabel "animals"@en;
>   xl:altLabel "fauna"@en;

Shouldn't these be skos:prefLabel and skos:altLabel?

>   skos:inScheme <S>.
>
> <L1> rdf:type xl:Label;
>   xl:literalForm "animals"@en;
>   skos:inScheme <S>;
>   dc:source "Another thesaurus."@en.
>
> <L2> rdf:type xl:Label;
>   xl:literalForm "fauna"@en;
>   skos:inScheme <S>;
>   dc:source "Yet another thesaurus."@en.

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Sean Bechhofer
School of Computer Science
University of Manchester
sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk
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