Ontologies and Vocabularies
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I run prefix.cc , a website for RDF developers where anyone can register and look up the expansion URIs for namespace prefixes such as foaf , dc , qb or void . The site tracks which prefixes gets looked up most often.
SKOS is an area of work developing specifications and standards to support the use of knowledge organization systems (KOS) such as thesauri, classification schemes, subject heading lists and taxonomies within the framework of the Semantic Web ... [ read more ] Alignment between SKOS and new ISO 25964 thesaurus standard (2012-12-13) ISO 25964-1, published in 2011, replaced the previous thesaurus standards ISO 2788 and ISO 5964 (both now withdrawn). Members of the Working Group responsible for ISO 25964 have gone on to consider the implications for SKOS users. They have developed a set of linkages between the elements of the ISO 25964 data model and the ones from SKOS , SKOS-XL , and MADS/RDF . This new "Correspondence between ISO 25964 and SKOS/SKOS-XL models" document can be accessed at http://www.niso.org/schemas/iso25964/ and replaces the previous table presented in the SKOS Primer.
If you’re not familiar with the concept of POSH (plain old semantic HTML), the first thing to know is that producing semantic code that reflects content contextually (rather than stylistically) is a critical component of the web design process.
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