Meet us at “Linked Data: The Future of Knowledge Organization on the Web” (ISKO UK)

ISKO UK will organise a one-day seminar in collaboration with the UCL Department for Information Studies to discuss the “Future of Knowledge Organization on the Web” with a special focus on 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.. The seminar will take place at University College London on September 14, 2010.

The preliminary programme includes talks by Nigel Shadbolt, Antoine Isaac, Martin Hepp, John Goodwin, Bernard Vatant, Richard Wallis, Steve Dale, Andy Powell, and by ourselves.

We will give a presentation of PoolParty as 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 tool utilizing Linked Data. Registration form for this event can be found here.

An interview with Alan Gilchrist and Stella Dextre Clarke – two internationally recognised experts in the field of knowledge organization – about the “Future of knowledge organization on the web” can be read on the “Semantic Puzzle Blog”.