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Re: SKOS Implementation: various vocabularies stored in the CATCH SKOS service

From: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 10:48:19 +0100
Message-Id: <4EE20835-703F-4D03-B7A9-2661F7F0A40A@manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>, SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>, Lourens van der Meij <lourens@cs.vu.nl>
To: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>

Thanks Antoine.

We are using the SKOS issue tracker to manage implementation  
experience, and this has been logged in the SKOS Issue tracker as  
[ISSUE-201].

	Sean
On 21 Apr 2009, at 19:40, Antoine Isaac wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Here is an answer to the call, concerning vocabularies stored in  
> the service of [1]
>
>> == Vocabulary Implementations ==
>> * vocabulary title(s) (e.g. Library of Congress Subject Headings)
>
>   * Iconclass
>   * Rameau   * Glass Reference Collection vocabulary
>   * Brinkman keywords
>   * Wordnet (nouns)
>   * SWD
>   * Mandragore vocabulary
>   * NBD/Biblion thesaurus
>   * GOO thesaurus
>   * Regio Thesaurus KB
>   * GTAA thesaurus   * SVCN
>
>> * name of person and/or organisation responsible for the
>>  implementation
>
> Antoine Isaac, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
> (I'm just the main contact--detailed information on the  
> institutional context of the various vocabularies can be found at [1])
>
>> * a list of the SKOS constructs used (e.g. skos:Concept,
>>  skos:ConceptScheme, skos:inScheme, skos:broader, skos:prefLabel,
>>  skos:closeMatch ... etc.)
>
> Used explicity in the SKOS representation of the vocabularies (see  
> the statistics at [2]):
> Concept, inScheme, ConceptScheme, hasTopConcept, prefLabel,  
> altLabel, hiddenLabel, broader, narrower, related, note, scopeNote,  
> definition, example, historyNote, editorialNote, changeNote,  
> relatedMatch, notation.
>
> Used in the representation of cross-vocabulary alignments stored in  
> the service (not listed on [2])
> exactMatch, closeMatch, broadMatch, narrowMatch
>
>> * URL(s) where the published SKOS data may be obtained, if the data
>>  are publicly available
>
> The content of the vocabulary service may be explored from [3].  
> Note that a large number of vocabularies are only privately  
> available (please contact us if you want to arrange for a login/ 
> password).
>
>> We would also welcome any further information you care to provide,
>> however this is *not mandatory*. For example, we would be interested
>> to know the scope and size of the vocabulary, what it is primarily
>> used for, in what languages the vocabulary is provided, any other  
>> URLs
>> describing the vocabulary or providing further information.
>
> See the statistics at [2] for the size of the vocabularies.
> Here is a qualitative one-liner for each vocabulary:
>
>   * Iconclass: expert vocabulary for iconographical description.  
> Labels in English/French/German; Italian, Finish and Norwegian are  
> available but not SKOSified.
>   * Rameau: general subject vocabulary used to describe books at  
> French National Library (bnF). Labels mostly in French, though  
> labels in many other languages are present in small amounts
>   * Glass Reference Collection vocabulary: expert vocabulary to  
> describe an archeological glass collection. In Dutch.
>   * Brinkman keywords: general subject vocabulary used to describe  
> books at Dutch National Library (KB). In Dutch.
>   * Wordnet (nouns): general semantic network. In English.
>   * SWD: general subject vocabulary used to describe books at  
> German National Library (KB). In German.
>   * Mandragore vocabulary: expert vocabulary for iconographical  
> description of medieval manuscripts. In French.   * NBD/Biblion  
> thesaurus: general subject vocabulary used to describe books in  
> Dutch public libraries. In Dutch.
>   * GOO thesaurus: general subject vocabulary used to describe  
> books at Dutch National Library (KB) and university libraries. In  
> Dutch and English.
>   * Regio Thesaurus KB: place name vocabulary used at the Dutch  
> National Library (KB). In Dutch.
>   * GTAA thesaurus: general subject vocabulary used to describe  
> video materia at Dutch National Audiviovisual Archive (Beeld en  
> Geluid). In Dutch.
>   * SVCN vocabulary: expert vocabulary to describe ethnographical  
> collections. In Dutch.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Antoine
>
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2009Apr/ 
> 0072.html
> [2] http://www.cs.vu.nl/STITCH/repository/stats.html
> [3] http://eculture.cs.vu.nl:48080/vocreptags/index.jsp
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--
Sean Bechhofer
School of Computer Science
University of Manchester
sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk
http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/people/bechhofer
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