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The 2015 IKO conference (http://www.ikoconference.org/) will be held in Singapore, June 8 - 9 this year and will cover topics around cutting edge thought and techniques for Knowledge Organization, Search, Text Mining, and Data Management. Synapitca CEO, David Clarke, will be talking about Synpatica's new product OASIS and constructing knowledge bases around high resolution images using ontologies and Linked Data.
A vast amount of information resides inside photographs, paintings, diagrams and drawings which can be seen but not searched. It is waiting to be discovered, but has been inaccessible to traditional query methods.
According to e-Compliance, the thesaurus is “a hierarchically structured controlled vocabulary” that contains a large number of terms which are frequently used in maritime law. It distinguishes between a “preferred label” and one or more synonymous “alternative labels”, thereby encouraging the use of official and unambiguous terms, such as ‘vessel’ rather than ‘boat’.
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