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Re: [SKOS] application in indexing and search

From: Irene Celino <irene.celino@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 18:38:24 +0100
Message-ID: <fa183ecc0901230938o9fbd5b6te8047bb68db73b93@mail.gmail.com>
To: Johan De Smedt <Johan.De-smedt@tenforce.com>
Cc: "public-esw-thes@w3.org" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>, "public-swd-wg@w3.org" <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Hi Johan,
maybe you could be interested in having a look at Squiggle [1] semantic
search engine and its demo implementations [2][3]. The approach we used for
exploiting SKOS in indexing and searching is described in the paper [4] and
in the SKOS use cases at [5].


[1] http://swa.cefriel.it/Squiggle
[2] in the music domain: http://squiggle.cefriel.it/music
[3] in the skiing domain: http://squiggle.cefriel.it/ski
[4] Irene Celino, Emanuele Della Valle, Dario Cerizza, and Andrea Turati:
"Squiggle: a Semantic
Search Engine for indexing and retrieval of multimedia content", In
Proceedings of First International Workshop on Semantic-enhanced Multimedia
Presentation Systems (SEMPS 2006), co-located with the first international
conference on Semantics And digital Media Technology (SAMT 2006), December
2006, Athens, Greece; available at
[5] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/wiki/EucSquiggleDetailed

Irene Celino
CEFRIEL Politecnico di Milano
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2009/1/23 Johan De Smedt <Johan.De-smedt@tenforce.com>

> 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
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