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Axioms and Constraints: Ensuring Structural Validity

Suzanne Barbalet Axioms underpin the business logic of the thesaurus management system; that is how thesaurus concepts can be created, displayed, stored and changed. Constraints, on the other hand, ensure structural, thesaural integrity. They also take account of semantic web … Continue reading

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Thesaurus alignment task

Lorna Balkan We have just finished our initial task of aligning HASSET and ELSST in order that we can move forward with updating ELSST. Aims The original aim of the alignment task was to bring ELSST (or more precisely, its … Continue reading

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Mapping and matching – accommodating divergence and protecting integrity

Lucy Bell Wherever HASSET and ELSST share concepts, these concepts should, ideally, be identical – in labels, metadata, relationships.  Everything.  That said, this may not be possible every single time.  The two thesauri have different cultural identities – and these … Continue reading

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