Tag Archives: Information Service

On Resources, Information Resources and Documents

It is crucial to understand the relationships of how the Web tries to describe and represent, or model, the world it is a part of. This is especially critical, since the most recent step of the evolution of the Web … Continue reading

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Info Service Ontology Namespaces, Domains and Prefixes

For representing the different issues of the Info Service Ontology, it was necessary to assign several namespaces/domains, which are the following ones: http://purl.org/ontology/is/core#   includes the core ontology specification   preferred prefix: is http://purl.org/ontology/is/types/   the domain, which should be used for defining is:InfoServiceType individuals   preferred prefix: … Continue reading


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What is an Information Service?

A very simple definition is: An Information Service is a service, which provides (serves) data/knowledge/information somehow. However, this definition is not strong enough to describe the range and domain of an Information Service. Therefore, it is necessary to define the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Info Service Ontology

It was initially a Music Ontology issue (see MO mailing list discussion), later a FOAF Ontology issue (see FOAF mailing list discussion 1 and 2) and now even with a broader scope 😉 (please click on the image to enlarge … Continue reading

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