M4.16 - Ontology Tools: scoping document on a KOS architecture


Description: Prepare scoping document on a KOS architecture for the GBIF network including the requirements for a new ontology
tool to provide a new GBIF Glossary of Terms used in Biodiversity Informatics.

Partner: GBIF

Deadline: First draft scoping document finalized by 31 December 2011

Draft_TDWG_Task_Group_Charter_VMTG.doc71 KB
Scoping GBIF Glossary of Terms used in Biodiversity_v2.docx138.15 KB
Biodiversity_KOS_Architecture_Feb_2012.docx559.17 KB


Demo Vocabulary Management software tools

The Vocabulary Management software tools we plan for the TDWG TAG Vocabulary Management Task Group (VoMaG) to evaluate are now made available online [1]. These tools include the GBIF Vocabulary Server [2] based on the Scratchpads platform, the Semantic MediaWiki [3] as suggested by ViBRANT WP4 partners, and the ISOcat software [4].

[1] http://kos.gbif.org/
[2] http://vocabularies.gbif.org/
[3] http://kos.gbif.org/wiki/
[4] http://kos.gbif.org/isocat/interface/

Proposed biodiversity KOS architecture, document Feb 2012

The latest update on the proposed biodiversity KOS architecture (ViBRANT M4.16) is described by the discussion document available at "http://community.gbif.org/pg/file/read/21582/kos_architecture" (goo.gl/EGdFr) and uploaded here to the ViBRANT site under Milestone M4.16.

Draft TDWG TAG Vocabulary Management Task Group Charter, Feb 201

After discussion with Greg Withbread as convener of the TDWG technical architecture group (TAG), we have today submitted the draft charter [2][3] to the TDWG TAG mailing list [4].

[1] http://vbrant.eu/content/m416-ontology-tools-scoping-document-kos-archit...
[2] http://community.gbif.org/pg/file/read/21388/vomag_charter
[3] http://community.gbif.org/pg/blog/read/21387/vomag_charter
[4] http://lists.tdwg.org/pipermail/tdwg-tag/2012-February/002428.html