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Topic Maps — Reference Model 

Edited by Steven R. Newcomb, Patrick Durusau, ... .


The TMRM (Topic Maps Reference Model) is more abstract and has fewer ontological commitments than the TMDM. Its purpose is to serve as a minimal, conceptual foundation for …

Topic Maps — Query Language 

Edited by Robert Barta and Lars Marius Garshol.


This International Standard defines a formal language for accessing information organized according to the Topic Maps paradigm. This document provides syntax to form valid query …


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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