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SKOS Thesauri: The Next Generation Of Semantic Technologies?

by Naresh Sarwan on September 2, 2010

Andreas Blumauer writing in The Semantic Web Company Blog discusses why linked data combined with SKOS (Simple Knowledge Organization System) Thesauri will enhance search beyond existing simple statistical analysis based techniques:

Providers of first generation semantic technologies calculate rather basic “semantic networks” by co-occurency analysis which results sometimes in disappointing results. Bearing in mind that Google just bought a company which has been working on one of the largest knowledge bases in the world, we could assume that some of the last miles towards a semantic search engine can be achieved by applying thesauri or other structured knowledge bases.” [Read More]

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