Many new features: Version 2.0 of PoolParty released

The new release of PoolParty brings a lot of new, interesting features for thesaurus managers:

  • Semantic WikiA semantic wiki is a wiki that has an underlying model of the knowledge described in its pages. Regular, or syntactic, wikis have structured text and untyped hyperlinks. Semantic wikis, on the other hand, provide the ability to capture or identify information about the data within pages, and the ... (XHTML+RDFaRDFa (or Resource Description Framework – in – attributes) is a W3C Recommendation that adds a set of attribute level extensions to XHTML for embedding rich metadata within Web documents. The RDF data model mapping enables its use for embedding RDF triples within XHTML documents, it also ...) Front-end: Any PoolParty project delivers an easy-to-use Wiki Front-end, which not only provides Linked DataLinked Data is a sub-topic of the Semantic Web. The term Linked Data is used to describe a method of exposing, sharing, and connecting data via dereferenceable URIs on the Web. but also serves as a thesaurus editor for collaborative knowledge engineeringKnowledge engineering (KE) was defined in 1983 by Edward Feigenbaum, and Pamela McCorduck as follows: KE is an engineering discipline that involves integrating knowledge into computer systems in order to solve complex problems normally requiring a high level of human expertise. At present, it ...
  • High speed editing: PoolParty´s AJAX based semantic webSemantic Web is a group of methods and technologies to allow machines to understand the meaning - or "semantics" - of information on the World Wide Web. The term was coined by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) director Tim Berners-Lee. According to the original vision, the availability of ... editor is now performance optimised
  • Really big thesauri – no problem: Thesauri with over 50.000 SKOSSimple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) is a family of formal languages designed for representation of thesauri, classification schemes, taxonomies, subject-heading systems, or any other type of structured controlled vocabulary. SKOS is built upon RDF and RDFS, and its main objective is to ... concepts can be loaded in a sec
  • Change skins: different skins help to customize PoolParty´s GUI for your individual needs
  • Zthes FormatA file format is a particular way that information is encoded for storage in a computer file. Since a disk drive, or indeed any computer storage, can store only bits, the computer must have some way of converting information to 0s and 1s and vice-versa. There are different kinds of formats for ...: PoolParty now supports also Zthes-Import
  • Extended validation of imported thesauri: PoolParty´s importer helps to identify incompleteness or inconsistencies of thesauri which should be imported
  • Run PoolParty as desktop application: Together with Prism PoolParty users can run the application directly on their desktop.

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