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Book now for the SKOS-HASSET webinar

Article dated: 6 March 2013

Booking is now open for the SKOS-HASSET webinar to be held on 28 March 2013.

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

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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.