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Topic Maps — Compact Syntax (CTM, ISO ... 

Editoren sind Dmitry Bogachev, Gabriel Hopmans, ... .


CTM (Compact Topic Maps) is a text-based notation for representing topic maps.

Topic Maps — XML Syntax 

Editoren sind Lars Marius Garshol und Graham Moore.


This part of ISO/IEC13250 defines an XML-based interchange syntax for Topic Maps, which can be used to interchange instances of the data model defined in [ISO/IEC 13250-2]. It …


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As a former information scientist, I am fascinated since 1999 by the capabilities for building Topic Maps-based knowledge systems having the potential to augment human mind. One can model arbitrary knowledge organization systems, deal with semantic heterogeneity, collocate all facts about one subject in one logical place, and with TMQL have semantic retrieval on federated semantic networks. Therefore I expect bright prospects for business concepts building on the exchange of such knowledge snippets via semantic knowledge services.

Alexander Sigel
Topic Maps Lab auf der Cebit 2011

Graduate from the Topic Maps Lab