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Re: Vocabularies for content keyword classification?

From: Leo Sauermann <leo.sauermann@dfki.de>
Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 14:14:13 +0100
Message-ID: <49B51625.5070303@dfki.de>
To: Peter Krantz <peter.krantz@gmail.com>
CC: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
It was Peter Krantz who said at the right time 05.03.2009 14:46 the 
following words:
> 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?
>   
publish each keyword as URI and linked open data:
http://www.w3.org/TR/cooluris/

use SKOS to publish their RDF
http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/

I would also make it as easy as a normal web 2.0 app (a.k.a delicious.com)

best
Leo


> Thanking you in advance,
>
> Peter Krantz
>
>   


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