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Perl TM Tutorial: As Low as it Gets (Part III)

Blog Post, was published by Robert Barta at 2008-03-27

This is the third part of the Perl TM Tutorial.

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Looking up assertions with match_forall works, but is cumbersome if you just want to find instances, types, subtypes or supertypes of a given toplet.

To experiment with this here, we need some topic map with just a few types, subtypes and some instances for these. Instead of creating them programmatically, we write the map in one of the convenient text notations and let a parser do the job.


Robert Barta

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Robert is project leader of Perl XTM Engine (superseeded.. and Perl TM.


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Nowadays Topic Maps appears to be very suitable for being applied in Libraries, Archives and Museums. It provides a suitable model and mechanisms for depth indexing, classification and the implementation of FRBR, CIDOC-CRM or other conceptualizations.

Liliana Melgar
Topic Maps Lab auf der Cebit 2011

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