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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2013, Vol. 29 Issue (11): 8-14    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2013.11.02
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Study and Practice on Converting and Publishing Chinese Agricultural Thesaurus as Linked Open Data
Xian Guojian, Zhao Ruixue, Kou Yuantao, Zhu Liang, Zhang Jie
Institute of Agricultural Information, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
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Abstract  In this paper, the Chinese Agricultural Thesaurus (CAT) is expressed formally and described in a semantically linked way based on SKOS and SKOS-XL. CAT is also mapped and linked to other well-known knowledge organization system such as AGROVOC, NALT, EUROVOC and LCSH at individual level. In addition, a linked data publishing system of CAT is developed based on the open source tool Virtuoso, providing services such as HTTP URI dereference, CAT concepts browsing and navigation, SPARQL query endpoint and RDF Dumps. This study can advance the CAT's visibility, accessibility and interoperability with other systems, and lay fundamental base to describe, organize and semantically link other agricultural information resources as well.
Key wordsLinked data      Chinese Agricultural Thesaurus      SKOS      SKOS-XL      Virtuoso     
Received: 12 August 2013      Published: 29 November 2013
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Xian Guojian, Zhao Ruixue, Kou Yuantao, Zhu Liang, Zhang Jie. Study and Practice on Converting and Publishing Chinese Agricultural Thesaurus as Linked Open Data. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2013, 29(11): 8-14.

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