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RE: Vocabularies for content keyword classification?

From: Booth, David (HP Software - Boston) <dbooth@hp.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 16:23:56 +0000
To: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CD2B872281385A439B98164F5351E6DD416FDC84BD@GVW1144EXB.americas.hpqcorp.net>
> From: Peter Krantz
> 
> Hi!
> 
> I am in a government project where we are implementing RDF as a format
> for legal information meta data from close to a hundred government
> organizations. One ambition is to preserve the unstructured content
> classification that many of these documents have today. Typically a
> document has one or more keywords entered at the time of creation.
> These are not from a controlled vocabulary and can be viewed more like
> "tagging".
> 
> Since I am a beginner in the semweb field I would be grateful 
> for your ideas.
> 
> 1. What vocabularies have you used to define a single free text
> keyword? We'd rather use an existing term instead of inventing our
> own.
> 
> 2. For those organizations that have made an effort to structure their
> list of keywords, what would you advise them use to make it easy for
> them to publish it online and make references instead of free text
> keywords in their document metadata?
> 
> Thanking you in advance,
> 
> Peter Krantz

Would WordNet help?
http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/BestPractices/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WordNet



David Booth, Ph.D.
HP Software
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