Migrating bibliographic datasets to the Semantic Web: The AGRIS case. Semantic Web.

Anibaldi, Stefano and Jaques, Yves and Celli, Fabrizio and Stellato, Armando and Keizer, Johannes Migrating bibliographic datasets to the Semantic Web: The AGRIS case. Semantic Web., 2013 . In EFITA, Torino (Italy), 23-27 June 2013. [Conference paper]

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In this paper we describe the ongoing move of the AGRIS repository toward a decentralized approach based on Linked Open Data (LOD) (Bizer, et al., 2008). This move has progressively required modifications and enhancements to data, models and workflows. The growing demand for freely accessible data has brought a rise in data distributed using LOD, which combines Resource Description Framework (RDF) (McBride, 2004a) and RDF Schema (McBride, 2004b) with vocabularies such as Dublin Core (DC) (Miles, et al., 2009) and Simple Knowledge Organisation System, together with interfaces such as SPARQL query language for RDF (Prud'hommeaux, et al., 2008). While LOD implementations are by now a well-established pattern, the impacts that such approaches have on underlying business processes is less well understood. The openness of the LOD paradigm can expose flaws in information management workflows. Poor metadata, lack of metrics, vague provenance; all can contribute to the inability of an LOD-enabled system to satisfy the demands of the Semantic Web.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Linked open data, bibliographic data, agriculture, RDF, repositories, AIMS, FAO, FAO AIMS
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IA. Cataloging, bibliographic control.
I. Information treatment for information services > IC. Index languages, processes and schemes.
I. Information treatment for information services > IE. Data and metadata structures.
Depositing user: Thembani Malapela
Date deposited: 09 Jan 2014 08:40
Last modified: 20 Mar 2015 16:05
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/21112

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