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Information Wants to be a Topic Map

Proceeding, was published by Lutz Maicher and Lars Marius Garshol at 2010-10-01

The papers in this volume were presented at TMRA 2010, the International Conference on Topic Maps Research and Applications, held 30 September and 1 October 2010, in Leipzig, Germany.

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TMRA 2010 is the sixth conference in this annual series of
international conferences dedicated to Topic Maps in science and industry.

The goal of the TMRA 2010 conference was bringing together all the ideas, concepts
and implementations which will help to make information accessible and usable in
a Topic Mappish way. The paradigm of the TMRA 2010 conference was that everything
which behaves like a topic map is a topic map, irrespective of its origin. It’s all about
paving the way for global knowledge federation.
The TMRA 2010 program attracted an international crowd from the Topic Maps
community, hosted in the media campus of the Leipzig Media Foundation. The scientific
quality of the conference was ensured by the international Program Committee with
around 36 members. Out of 39 submissions, 20 were accepted as papers for these


Lars Marius Garshol

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Lars Marius is project leader of TM Photo, Topic Maps Tools, and duke - fast deduplication.. .

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With Linked Topic Maps the motto of the TMRA 2009 conference was about spinning a global web of interchangeable and linkable topic maps. Linked …

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Topic Maps is an excellent paradigm to support human thinking and to visualize networked information. As part of my PhD project, I therefore chose Topic Maps as the conceptual foundation for designing and implementing a software prototype for semantic knowledge retrieval.

Stefan Smolnik
Topic Maps Lab auf der Cebit 2011

Graduate from the Topic Maps Lab