Charting the Topic Maps Research and Applications Landscape: First International Workshop on Topic Map Research and Applications, TMRA 2005, Leipzig, Germany, October 6-7, 2005, Revised Selected Papers (Google eBook)

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Lutz Maicher, Jack Park
Springer Science & Business Media, Feb 21, 2006 - Computers - 280 pages
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The papers in this volume were presented at the workshop “Topic Map Research and Applications 2005” held on October 6-7, 2005, in Leipzig. TMRA 2005 was the first workshop of an annual series of international workshops dedicated to topic maps in research and industry. As the motto “Charting the Topic Maps Research and Applications Landscape” suggests, the aim of TMRA 2005 was to identify the primary open issues in research, learn about who is working on what, bring together researchers and application pioneers, stimulate the systematic tackling of such issues, and foster the exchange of ideas in a stimulating setting. Besides the scientific track, open-space sessions were foreseen as playgrounds for visionaries. A report from this look into future is added to this volume. TMRA 2005 was organised by the Zentrum für Informations-, Wissens- und Dienstleistungsmanagement Leipzig to support exchange of experiences, results, and technology in the field of topic maps. The 24 papers (1 invited, 17 full papers, 5 work-in-progress reports, and 1 report on the open-space sessions) presented at TMRA 2005 and in the present volume were selected from more than 35 submissions. Every submission was carefully reviewed by three members of the Program Committee. Before publishing, the editors introduced an additional editorial loop after the workshop to ensure the highest quality and latest insights.
  

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Contents

A View of the Road Ahead
1
Metamorphosis A Topic Maps Based Environment to Handle
14
Application Framework Based on Topic Maps
42
Replication of Published Subject Indicator as Thesaurus by Means
69
Conceptual Modeling of Topic Maps with ORM Versus
93
Topic Maps for Image Collections
107
A Case for Polyscopic Structuring of Information
125
Subject Centric IT in Local Government
139
Rebuilding Virtual Study Environments Using Topic Maps
160
Topic Maps for European Administrative Nomenclature
177
A TMDM Disclosure Using
197
TMXML Topic Maps Fragments in XML
210
Topic Maps
231
Improving Information Retrieval Using XML and Topic Maps
253
Report on the Open Space Sessions
271
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Jack Park is not only an accomplished author but also a national presenter, a corporate advisor, and a successful football radio commentator. He first received his BA from the Ohio State University and later an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. He regularly provides insights for ESPN, WBNS-10TV, Big Ten Network, and HBO. His career has spanned decades, and he continues to be an active member in the sports world.

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