Implementing Topic Maps

Roger Sperberg

TopicalWeb

A little about Topic Maps

From the user standpoint

Why not XML?

Metadata

The library metaphor

Library metaphor continued

We are all librarians now

We are all librarians now

Knowledge organization

Why not a database?

Mix and match

An example user with the ideal needs profile

Graphs

 

 

In a graph, an arc connects one node to another

Graphs as Trees

 

A graph can represent an tree (XML)

Graphs as Tables

 

 

A graph can represent a table (RDBMS)

What a tree or table can't represent easily

 

 

And a little about semantic tools

Teragram

Teragram

Teragram TK240

Categorizer rules

Categorizer rules

Categorizer results

Circling back around

Contact info

Roger Sperberg
TopicalWeb
email: firstinitial lastname at gmail