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Announcing SKOS-Core 1.0 - an RDF Schema for Thesauri

From: Miles, AJ (Alistair) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 11:09:32 +0100
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> Anouncing: SKOS-Core 1.0 - an RDF Schema for thesauri and related
> knowledge organisation systems.
> 
> The SKOS-Core 1.0 schema can be found at
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core
> 
> The SKOS-Core 1.0 Guide accompanying the schema can be found at
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/thes/1.0/guide/
> 
> Also, the website for the SWAD-Europe Thesaurus Activity has moved to
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/thes/
> 
> 
> SKOS stands for Simple Knowledge Organisation System.  The Goal of
> SKOS-Core is to provide a framework for bringing existing knowledge
> organisation systems such as thesauri and the semantic web together.  
> 
> SKOS-Core exploits the features of RDFS and OWL to provide a flexible and
> extensible framework within which different types of KOS can interoperate.
> SKOS-Core is ideal for modelling thesauri, and can cope with the
> variations commonly found in thesaurus design and structure. 
> 
> Yours on behalf of the Semantic Web Advanced Development for Europe
> project [1],
> 
> Alistair Miles.
> Nikki Rogers.
> Dave Beckett.
>  
> [1] SWAD-Europe <http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/>
> 
> ---
> Alistair Miles
> Research Associate
> CCLRC - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
> Building R1 Room 1.60
> Fermi Avenue
> Chilton
> Didcot
> Oxfordshire OX11 0QX
> United Kingdom
> Email:        a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk
> Tel: +44 (0)1235 445440
> 
> 
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