Article | Selected Papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2015, October 14‚Äď16, 2015, Wroclaw, Poland | CLARIN Concept Registry: The New Semantic Registry
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Title:
CLARIN Concept Registry: The New Semantic Registry
Author:
Ineke Schuurman: KU Leuven, Belgium / Utrecht University, The Netherlands Menzo Windhouwer: Meertens Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Oddrun Ohren: National Library of Norway Daniel Zeman: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
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2015
Conference:
Selected Papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2015, October 14‚Äď16, 2015, Wroclaw, Poland
Issue:
123
Article no.:
005
Pages:
62-70
No. of pages:
9
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2016-04-11
ISBN:
978-91-7685-765-6
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Series:
NEALT Proceedings Series
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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The CLARIN Concept Registry (clarin.eu/conceptregistry) is the place in the CLARIN Infrastructure where common and shared semantics of, but not limited to, linguistic concepts are defined. This is important to achieve semantic interoperability, and to overcome to a degree the diversity in data structures, either in metadata or linguistic resources, encountered within the infrastructure. Whereas in the past, CLARIN has been using the ISOcat registry for these purposes, nowadays this new registry is being used, as ISOcat turned out to have some serious drawbacks as far as its use in the CLARIN community is concerned. The main difference between the two semantic registries is that the CCR is a concept registry whereas ISOcat is a data category registry. In this paper we describe why the decision to switch to a concept registry has been made. We also describe the most important other characteristics of the new (Open)SKOS-based registry, as well as the management procedures used to prevent a recurrent proliferation of entries, as was the case with ISOcat.

Selected Papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2015, October 14‚Äď16, 2015, Wroclaw, Poland

Author:
Ineke Schuurman, Menzo Windhouwer, Oddrun Ohren, Daniel Zeman
Title:
CLARIN Concept Registry: The New Semantic Registry
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Selected Papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2015, October 14‚Äď16, 2015, Wroclaw, Poland

Author:
Ineke Schuurman, Menzo Windhouwer, Oddrun Ohren, Daniel Zeman
Title:
CLARIN Concept Registry: The New Semantic Registry
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