Meet us at ECDL 2010 in Glasgow

This year’s European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL) will host a workshop on Networked Knowledge Organization Systems and Services (NKOS) on 9th and 10th of September, where PoolParty team member Tom Schandl will give a talk about “Using 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. in Thesaurus Management“.


He will talk about 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 ... thesaurus management and will show how Linked Data can help with maintaing and expanding thesauri and about the possiblities of (semi-)automatic matching of concepts to their corresponding counterparts in the Linked Data CloudLinked 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..

Tom will give a tour of PoolParty and show how it consumes and produces Linked Data.

A paper outlining this talk can be found here.