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...
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.
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;
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...
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.
AGRIS has submitted its brief (see below) for the LinkedUp Vidi Competition. The Veni, Vidi and Vici competitions are explained here.
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.