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VocBench 2.1 rolled out!

Wed, 23/04/2014
Dear Vocbenchers,   VocBench 2.1 is finally out! Its release date has been slightly delayed due to various requests for features we received in this last month  (and consequent bugfixes and further features which we later discovered as necessarily). The positive side of all this is that this 2.1 will sound more as a “2.5”, given the large amount of news we stuffed inside it...

LEMON -The Lexicon Model for Ontologies

Wed, 23/04/2014
I just came across this interesting project site, the Lexicon Modle for Ontologies (LEMON) website. Lemon is a proposed model for modeling lexicon and machine-readable dictionaries and linked to the Semantic Web and the Linked Data cloud. Lemon is used by Dbnary,DBpedia Wiktionary, Parole/Simple, ubyLemon, Eurosentiment and PanLex.

British Broadcasting Corporation launches an Ontology page

Wed, 23/04/2014
The Britishi Braodcasting Corporation (BBC) has launced a new page detailing their internal data models. The page provides access to the ontologies the BBC is using to support its audience facing applications such as BBC Sport, BBC Education, BBC Music, News projects and more. These ontologies form the basis of their Linked Data Platform. The listed ontologies include the following;

Map of Agriculture seeks Internships for Summer 2014 in Oxfordshire UK

Thu, 17/04/2014
Our colleagues from the Map of Agriculture (MOA) project in Oxfordshire, England are seeking talented interns to join their projects. MOA is a GIS-based application showing financial returns and production yields, together with other relevant information, across a wide variety of regions and crops/farming systems. Internships are sought in the two themes:- GIS Analysis and Agriculture...

VOWL: Visual Notation for OWL Ontologies

Wed, 16/04/2014
I found interesting information about visualization of a ontology schema called "the Visual Notation for OWL Ontologies (VOWL)". It defines both a visual language for the user-oriented representation of ontologies and provides graphical depictions for elements of the Web Ontology Language (OWL) that are combined to a force-directed graph layout visualizing the ontology. More...

AGRIS runs in the "LinkedUp Vidi Competition"!

Tue, 15/04/2014
AGRIS has submitted its brief (see below) for the LinkedUp Vidi Competition. The Veni, Vidi and Vici competitions are explained here. ***AGRIS Submission****

ProQuest announces the Roger K.Summit Scholarship

Tue, 15/04/2014
I would like to share the news about Roger K.Summit Scholarship announced by ProQuest open to all Library and Information Science students worldwide. Eligible AIMS users are encouraged to apply, below is the text of the announcement from ProQuest. ***Announcement***