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Re: annotating XML documents

From: Stefan Decker <stefan@DB.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 14:14:31 -0800
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To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

due to request: you can download the Michael Schenks
diploma thesis "Ontology-based semantic Annotation of XML"
from my (minimalistic) homepage:


It uses the ontobroker-annotation language, which is conceptually similar
to RDF (triple, basically).
The design goals were:
         a) Tags and Terms in the ontology are unrelated
         b) Annotation should be minimal and not influence the document

Warning: Document was not proofread by a native speaker....
(But it seems to be English :-)


At 03:29 PM 11/17/99 -0500, you wrote:
>At 06:40 PM 11/16/1999 -0800, Stefan Decker wrote:
> >a student of mine has written a thesis about annotating
> >  XML-documents  with respect to an ontology, which also solves the problem
> >of annotating tables and lists (you don't want to annotate every entry).
> >If someone is interested, i can send the thesis out.
>I'm very interested!  Is the thesis on the Web?  If so, send the
>URI to mailto:www-rdf-interest@w3.org.  If not, put it there :-)
Received on Wednesday, 17 November 1999 17:15:40 UTC

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