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Subject Indicator (TMDM)

According to the TMDM, a subject indicator is an information resource that is referred to from a topic map in an attempt to unambiguously identify the subject represented by topic to a human being.

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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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The idea of Topic Maps is essential to enable dynamic information logistic. This requires a system that understands the context of the user to provide relevant informations and options automatically. Therefore semantic analysis is needed organizing content in a dynamic net structure.

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Topic Maps Lab auf der Cebit 2011

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