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SKOS-HASSET JISC-funded project: results and discussion28-Mar-13online

This webinar will describe the work undertaken in the SKOS-HASSET project. This was a 10-month long, JISC-funded project in the UK Data Archive, University of Essex. SKOS-HASSET project image

Its aims were to:

  1. Apply SKOS to HASSET
  2. Improve its online presence
  3. Test its automated indexing capacity

Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) is a language designed to represent thesauri and other classification resources. It encodes these products in a standardised way, using RDF, to make their structures comparable and to facilitate interaction.

This webinar will give an overview of the aims and objectives of the project, the technologies used and the results of the automated indexing work. For this last piece of work, SKOS-HASSET was taken as the terminology source for an automatic indexing tool (KEA) and applied to question text, variables, abstracts and publications from the Archive’s collection. The results were compared to the gold standard of humanly-undertaken indexing. These will be presented at the webinar.

SKOS-HASSET itself will also be demonstrated.

Date: Thursday, 28 March 2013
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM GMT

Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at the registration link below. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.




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