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Finding Quality Issues in SKOS Vocabularies [article]

Christian Mader and Bernhard Haslhofer and Antoine Isaac
2012 arXiv   pre-print
We identified potential quantifiable quality issues and formalized them into computable quality checking functions that can find affected resources in a given SKOS vocabulary.  ...  Here we investigate how we can support taxonomists in improving SKOS vocabularies by pointing out quality issues that go beyond the integrity constraints defined in the SKOS specification.  ...  Analysis of Existing SKOS Vocabularies We used the qSKOS quality assessment tool to find possible quality issues in existing SKOS vocabularies.  ... 
arXiv:1206.1339v1 fatcat:gyjd7z2sfrcylmukadjonfkta4

Assessing and Improving the Quality of SKOS Vocabularies

Osma Suominen, Christian Mader
2013 Journal on Data Semantics  
In an analysis of a representative set of 24 SKOS vocabularies, we found all of them to contain structural errors and/or other quality problems.  ...  Assessment of vocabulary quality is important for determining the suitability of vocabularies for reuse in applications and for improving vocabulary development processes.  ...  We found possible quality issues in all of the analyzed vocabularies, in line with findings of our earlier studies of SKOS vocabulary quality [41, 26] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13740-013-0026-0 fatcat:4b36h3ixa5anrp5hgzplvbgo7i

Perception and relevance of quality issues in web vocabularies

Christian Mader, Bernhard Haslhofer
2013 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Semantic Systems - I-SEMANTICS '13  
In this paper, we report the findings from an online survey conducted among experts in the field of vocabulary development to study the perception and relevance of vocabulary quality issues in the context  ...  Several tools have been developed that support quality assessment for the increasing amount of vocabularies expressed in SKOS and published as Linked Data.  ...  checking functions that can be used to find affected resources in a given SKOS vocabulary.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2506182.2506184 dblp:conf/i-semantics/MaderH13 fatcat:dl2zabymgjfpflydn5ebagwitq

FAIR Ontologies for Transparent and Accountable AI: A Hospital Adverse Incidents Vocabulary Case Study

Maryam Basereh, Annalina Caputo, Rob Brennan
2021 2021 Third International Conference on Transdisciplinary AI (TransAI)  
A simple SKOS vocabulary, titled "Hospital Adverse Incidents Classification Scheme" (HAICS) has been used as a use case for this study.  ...  Also, governance-related gaps in ontology quality evaluation metrics were identified by examining their relation with FAIR principles and FAcct (Fairness, Accountability, Transparency) governance aspects  ...  Acknowledgments This work was conducted with the financial support of the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research Training in Digitally-Enhanced Reality (d-real) under Grant No. 18/CRT/6224 and  ... 
doi:10.1109/transai51903.2021.00024 fatcat:pmdcoedhonhnjk25ef3mdht3cm

Quality Assurance in Collaboratively Created Web Vocabularies [chapter]

Christian Mader
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In recent years, controlled vocabularies have become available on the Web using SKOS 1 , i.e. they are linked to each other in order to be used in an interoperable way.  ...  In order to support vocabulary contributors to create high quality vocabularies, we propose a method that semi-automatically ensures vocabulary quality in collaborative authoring processes.  ...  With the increasing availability of vocabularies expressed in SKOS, finding and utilzing a well-accepted and wellmaintained vocabulary becomes even more challenging.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30284-8_73 fatcat:7umvtv3jlvfblgnu4zshneykgu

Exploring and Exploiting(?) the Awkward Connections Between SKOS and OWL

Stefan Belk, Gerhard Wohlgenannt, Axel Polleres
2015 International Semantic Web Conference  
In the Semantic Web, the Web Ontology Language (OWL) vocabulary is used for the representation of formal ontologies, while the Simple Knowledge Organisation System (SKOS) is a vocabulary designed for thesauri  ...  Next, we also investigate if additional information can be inferred from joint usage with SKOS in order to enrich semantic inferences through OWL alonealthough SKOS was designed without formal semantics  ...  This work has been supported by project uComp, which receives the funding support of EPSRC EP/K017896/1, FWF 1097-N23, and ANR-12-CHRI-0003-03, in the CHIST-ERA ERA-NET programme.  ... 
dblp:conf/semweb/BelkWP15 fatcat:7ilukrgu7vdkpaohw4d4zmxmze

On the quality of vocabularies for linked dataset papers published in the Semantic Web journal

Stella Sam, Pascal Hitzler, Krzysztof Janowicz
2018 Semantic Web Journal  
Ambiguities & Issues The following ambiguities and issues came to light while applying the 5-star principles to the practical reality of the ways vocabularies were used in the generation of datasets.  ...  The initiative quickly became very popular, 3 and the first linked dataset papers then appeared in 2013 in the journal [24] . 4 More recently, the issue of Linked Data quality came into focus [55  ... 
doi:10.3233/sw-180290 fatcat:f3gpxwjp5zcwpajl6b7asnjzza

Constraints to Validate RDF Data Quality on Common Vocabularies in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences [article]

Thomas Hartmann, Benjamin Zapilko, Joachim Wackerow, Kai Eckert
2015 arXiv   pre-print
To ensure high quality of and trust in both metadata and data, their representation in RDF must satisfy certain criteria - specified in terms of RDF constraints.  ...  The Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) is a vocabulary to build knowledge organization systems such as thesauri, classification schemes, and taxonomies.  ...  Issues -SKOS Semi-Formal Consistency Issues -Relation Clashes 90 Corresponds to qSKOS Quality Issues -SKOS Semi-Formal Consistency Issues -Mapping Clashes 91 Corresponds to qSKOS Quality Issues -SKOS  ... 
arXiv:1504.04479v3 fatcat:pfmfvon26nczbeixircqwobw2e

Standardizing Documentation Of Fits Headers

Joseph Hourclé
2014 Zenodo  
This operation can be quite costly for large archives, and should not be taken lightly when dealing with issues of digital preservation.  ...  of Time Coordinates in FITS Time and Relative Dimension in Space (V1.0) ",  ...  [3, 4] As FITS keywords are essentially a controlled vocabulary, we have attempted to map the attributes typically used in FITS header documentation to SKOS, and discuss problems that may arise with  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.10226 fatcat:bsvww474l5fadhui7eau4yf764

Validation Rules for Assessing and Improving SKOS Mapping Quality [article]

Hong Sun, Jos De Roo, Marc Twagirumukiza, Giovanni Mels, Kristof Depraetere, Boris De Vloed, Dirk Colaert
2013 arXiv   pre-print
Meanwhile, expressing mappings between concepts in different terminology systems is also possible. This paper discusses potential quality issues in using SKOS to express these terminology mappings.  ...  Problematic patterns are defined and corresponding rules are developed to automatically detect situations where the mappings either result in 'SKOS Vocabulary Hijacking' to the source vocabularies or cause  ...  Interested readers may find details in the following related resources.  ... 
arXiv:1310.4156v1 fatcat:gxfzhrzfebcsvalcb4imbam7iu

SKOS as a Key Element in Enterprise Linked Data Strategies

Andreas Blumauer
2014 International Semantic Web Conference  
SKOS is able to play a key role in enterprise linked data strategies due to its relative simplicity in parallel with its ability to be mapped and extended by other controlled vocabularies, ontologies,  ...  The challenges in implementing linked data technologies in enterprises are not limited to technical issues only.  ...  based vocabularies.  ... 
dblp:conf/semweb/Blumauer14 fatcat:beqy4lxccvcvvhpt6x7vq5hqyu

SCHASKOS: A SKOS-Based Tool for Supporting the Decision Making Process in a Supply Chain

Daniel Vázquez-Ramírez, Cristian Aaron Rodríguez-Enríquez, Giner Alor-Hermández, Cuauhtémoc Sanchez-Ramírez, María Antonieta Abud-Figueroa, Luis Ángel Reyes-Hernández
2016 Research in Computing Science  
In this paper, we propose a Web-based tool called SCHASKOS that covers these needs by working with the W3C's Simple Knowledge Organization Systems (SKOS) by using Linked Data.  ...  The SCHASKOS tool is a Linked Data-based tool for non-experience information professionals that allows the SKOS and Linked Data adoption for supply chain knowledge management in organizations.  ...  The latest Pool Party version allows performing a vocabulary quality report through "The PoolParty SKOS Quality Checker".  ... 
doi:10.13053/rcs-109-1-6 fatcat:i6atzctv3rgwfjtugnjjuat4hu

Current state of Linked Data in digital libraries

María Hallo, Sergio Luján-Mora, Alejandro Maté, Juan Trujillo
2015 Journal of information science  
The study focuses on selected vocabularies and ontologies, benefits and problems encountered in implementing Linked Data on digital libraries.  ...  In this paper, a study about the current uses of Linked Data in digital libraries including the most important implementations in the world is presented.  ...  In addition, there are defined connection between BIBFRAME and vocabularies such as Dublin Core, FOAF, SKOS and others.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0165551515594729 fatcat:drb2wuflwzdizlmg6p3yuijzji

BestMap: Context-Aware SKOS Vocabulary Mappings in OWL 2

Rinke Hoekstra
2009 International Semantic Web Conference  
This paper describes an approach to SKOS vocabulary mapping that takes into account the context in which vocabulary terms are used in annotations.  ...  The standard vocabulary mapping properties in SKOS only allow for binary mappings between concepts.  ...  As we are dealing with SKOS vocabularies, it seems useful to integrate SKOS's semantic relations with this approach. There are two issues here.  ... 
dblp:conf/semweb/Hoekstra08 fatcat:4vnzhnucorb5raagcwo5xvdol4

Lifting EMMeT to OWL Getting the Most from SKOS [chapter]

Bijan Parsia, Tahani Alsubait, Jared Leo, Veronique Malaisé, Sophie Forge, Michelle Gregory, Andrew Allen
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we present a case study of modifying a large, existing SKOS vocabulary partially into OWL.  ...  SKOS and OWL are quite different but complimentary languages. SKOS is targeted at "cognitive" or "navigational" representations, that is, thesauri, controlled vocabularies, and the like.  ...  Whenever possible, EMMeT make use of existing standard properties, like the Dublin Core set for metadata, the PROV vocabulary for Provenance, RDF, SKOS and SKOS-XL.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-33245-1_7 fatcat:n3axpwoyxvaxbmb4na6efqvt2y
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