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Re: Relevance of the OMG's SBVR (Semantics of Business Vocabulary and Business Rules) standard

From: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 09:49:53 -0500
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To: SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

I don't think you necessarily want ISO 25964 mapped directly to SBVR, but
perhaps the other way around. (Debatable either way)

What you DO definitely want is make sure that your working group is in
contact with someone at http://www.cenorm.be/isss/ (a liaison of OMG) where
that contact is already very familiar with SBVR and it's application
currently concerning information exchange of business data.

On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 4:13 AM, Stella Dextre Clarke

>  Hello All,
> Does anyone in the SKOS community have experience of using the OMG's SBVR
> ("Semantics of Business Vocabulary and Business Rules") standard (see
> http://www.omg.org/spec/SBVR/1.0/PDF/)?
> I ask because I lead a working group which is developing ISO 25964, the
> international standard for Thesauri and Interoperability with other
> Vocabularies. When an early draft of Part 2 (which deals with mapping
> between thesauri and other types of vocabulary) was circulated within the
> ISO system, someone commented that we ought to consider mapping to SBVR.
> (The vocabularies we already consider include classification schemes,
> taxonomies, schemes for records management, name authority lists,
> terminologies and ontologies. But not SBVR.)
> It is not clear whether SBVR is relevant. I'm not aware that it has any
> applications in information retrieval. But SBVR is new to all of us in the
> Working Group, and I wonder if you could advise or point us to any relevant
> applications. Why would a thesaurus want to be mapped to SBVR? Or to an SBVR
> vocabulary?
> Thanks for any pointers!
> Stella Dextre Clarke
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