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Announcement of SWAD Europe Thesaurus API Demonstrator - DREFT

From: Dave Beckett <dave.beckett@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2004 12:49:46 +0100
To: public-esw-thes@w3.org, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
Message-Id: <20040908124946.2fceca0b@hoth.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

	      DREFT(*) SKOS Thesaurus API Demonstrator
	http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/thes/dreft/

	   Developed by the SWAD-Europe Thesaurus Activity
	   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/thes/

		     EU IST project SWAD-Europe
		  http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/

We are pleased to announce the public release of the SKOS Thesaurus
API Demonstrator implementing an API to the SKOS-Core 1.0[1] model.

This work includes multiple parts:

 * The SKOS Thesaurus API described in WSDL
   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/thes/api/docs/
   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/thes/api/wsdl/Service.wsdl
 
 * A server providing the API written in Java with Sesame and Apache Axis
   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/thes/dreft/

 * An example API client written in Python with ZSI SOAP libraries
   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/thes/dreft/

 * A live server with SOAP web service API
   http://thes.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/SKOSThesaurusService

 * A live demo client with web forms interface
   http://thes.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/demos/get

 * Sample data for GEMET and UK GCL thesauri
   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/thes/dreft/

 * A draft report on all this work including the API development
   http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/thes/8.7/

All of these materials are available for you to download, use and
read as appropriate.

Dave Beckett
Nikki Rogers
Alistair Miles

(*)Demo of RDF Thesaurus, with a bit of SOAP


[1]  SKOS-Core 1.0 Guide
http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/reports/thes/1.0/guide/
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