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=== [[Ecoterm:Publication|Publication]] ===
 
=== [[Ecoterm:Publication|Publication]] ===
* General principle: publish data
 
* XML
 
** Thesaurus tradition (e.g. Zthes …)
 
** Terminology (I.e. TC 37) tradition (e.g. TBX, implementation of TMF)
 
** Topic maps tradition … XTM
 
* RDF
 
** SKOS Core
 
** RDFS/OWL
 
* OWL
 
** Based on RDF
 
** Ontologies for the web
 
** W3C recommendation
 
* Comments
 
**  N.B. XTM and anything based on RDF (I.e. SKOS Core, OWL) designed for a distributed information environment
 
*** I.e. use URIs, support data linking, merging
 
** Others not (designed for point-to-point transfer)
 
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=== Services ===
 
=== Services ===

Revision as of 20:07, 22 April 2005

Action Points for the Following Year

The following points are based on a presentation by Alistair Miles at the 2005 Berlin Ecoinformatics meeting.

Identity

Construction

Data Model

Publication

Services

  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
    • Important software engineering paradigm
  • Web services
    • WSDL, SOAP (W3C)
  • Web service interface to conceptual/terminological resource …

Lots of individual projects (EOS, UNEP.Net …)

  • Standardisation initiatives …
    • Some recent work on implementing the SKOS API …
    • … but still plenty of issues.
    • OMG lexicon query service?
    • HL7 Common Terminology Services (CTS)
    • ANSI terminology services API?
    • XMDR?
    • Other attempts to build consensus?
  • N.B.
    • SOA & WS architecture for distributing programmatic components
    • Semantic Web machinery architecture for distributing data
    • Complementary
      • E.g. a service that provides efficient programmatic access to an aggregation of data harvested from multiple published sources