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Reification (TMDM)

According to the TMDM, reification is making a topic represent the subject of another topic map construct in the same topic map.

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Topic Maps — Data Model  

Edited by Lars Marius Garshol and Graham Moore.


This part of ISO/IEC13250 specifies a data model of Topic Maps. It defines the abstract structure of Topic Maps, using the information set formalism, and to some extent their …


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