13th European Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop
Held during the DL2014 Conference in London

Workshop Schedule

The 13th European NKOS workshop, co-organized with ISKO UK, took place on the afternoon of Thursday 11th September and the morning of Friday 12th September as part of DL2014 (joint JCDL/TPDL conferences) in City University,London. The NKOS workshop was held in A227 in the College Building (off St. John Street)

NOTE: Following the workshop a call for papers has been issued for a special issue on NKOS for the International Journal on Digital Libraries

Thursday 11th September (chair: Douglas Tudhope, University of South Wales)

Special session on mapping between vocabularies
14:00 - 14:30 Welcome and introduction - to workshop and participants
Philipp Mayr (GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences), Douglas Tudhope (University of South Wales) Introduction (PDF, 92 KB) NKOS special issue (PDF, 229 KB)
14:30 - 15:00 The ESCO platform for a collaborative NKOS development
Johan De Smedt & Agis Papantoniou (TenForce) Abstract (PDF, 175 KB) Presentation (PDF, 1011 KB)
15:00 - 15:30 5 star data - achieving the 5th star
Ceri Binding (University of South Wales) Abstract (PDF, 704 KB) Presentation (PDF, 2471 KB)
15:30 - 16:00

16:00 - 16:30 Meaningful Concept Displays for KOS Mapping
Xia Lin & Jae-wook Ahn (Drexel University), Dagobert Soergel (University of Buffalo) Abstract (PDF, 224 KB) Presentation (PDF, 944 KB)
16:30 - 17:00 From monolingual to multilingual thesaurus: the HASSET/ELSST relationship reviewed
Lorna Balkan (UK Data Archive, University of Essex) Abstract (PDF, 188 KB) Presentation (PDF, 697 KB)
17:00 - 17:30 Discussion on mapping/linking between vocabularies including tools & training -- building on the ISKO-UK 'Making Metadata Work' seminar
Stella Dextre Clarke (Information Consultant and Chair of ISKO UK) Workshop report (PDF, 409 KB) Discussion of outcomes (PDF, 371 KB) ISO25964 mappings (PDF, 482 KB)
Evening The workshop will be followed by the usual informal evening dinner where discussions can continue. The venue will be announced at the workshop.

Friday 12th September (chair: Philipp Mayr, GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
09:00 - 09:30 Semantic Analysis Method (SAM): A Tool for Identifying Potential Access Points in Unstructured Text
Karen F. Gracy, Sammy Davidson & Marcia Lei Zeng (School of Library and Information Science, Kent State University) Abstract (PDF, 65 KB) Presentation (PDF, 2915 KB)
09:30 - 10:00 On Compositionality of ISO 25964 Hierarchical Relationships (BTG, BTP, BTI)
Vladimir Alexiev (Ontotext Corp.), Antoine Isaac (Europeana and VU Amsterdam), Jutta Lindenthal (Independent consultant, Lübeck, Germany) Abstract (PDF, 368 KB) Presentation GVP LOD: Ontologies and Semantic Representation (CIDOC Congress presentation)
10:00 - 10:30 PROV-O profile creation for describing and tracking editorial actions on Controlled Vocabularies
Jean Delahousse, Johan de Smedt (Tenforce), Agis Papantoniou (Tenforce) Abstract (PDF, 183 KB) Presentation (PDF, 1061 KB)
10:30 - 11:00

11:00 - 11:30 Recommender Systems using Pennant Diagrams in Digital Libraries
Zeljko Carevic & Philipp Mayr (GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften) Abstract (PDF, 83 KB) Presentation (PDF, 353 KB)
11:30 - 12:00 Discussion on new applications for KOS