Sept. 22 (Wed.) and 23 (Thu.), 9:00 am.-12:30 pm. Eastern Time (ET) . Virtual
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Themes for the 2021 NKOS Workshop
The 2021 NKOS workshop will explore the potential of Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS), such as terminologies, vocabularies, classification systems, taxonomies, thesauri, ontologies, and lexical databases, in the context of current developments and possibilities. The workshop welcomes general submissions, and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work, health and medical related submissions on the following themes:
Quality and Governance. KOS adoption and use to ensure information quality, enable information governance, and support effective cataloging, retrieval and use of very large heterogeneous structured and unstructured collections as a result of accelerated adoption of remote work as a necessity due to the pandemic.
Domain Modeling. Modeling of pertinent real-world concepts needed in a general KOS for entities such as people, organizations, locations, events, products, services, and content; personal identifiable information (PII) and information security classifications; research data applications such as medical classifications to support epidemiology, public health, and healthcare domains.
Terminology/Vocabulary Development and KOS Mapping. Encoding concepts and relationships as the basis for reasoning rules, for example to enable language and concept switching, vocabulary mapping, linked data, multilingual retrieval, annotation, and enrichment.
History and Ethics. Unintended consequences of establishing and promulgating culture-bound KOS vocabularies as standards for organizing and accessing very large heterogeneous content repositories of business, health and medical, and other general content collections; best practices for FAIR vocabularies and ontologies.
- Automated Indexing. Automating PII and security classification, using and evaluating health and medical classifications, and other KOS-based indexing, classification, entity-extraction, clustering, and other information retrieval methods.
Presentations & Speakers
- Joseph Busch, Taxonomy Strategies (Welcome_Intro PPT)
- The collaborative vocabulary of arts and architecture: the pathway for the AAT (Presentation PPT)
- Vânia Mara Alves Lima, Marina M. Macambyra (University of São Paulo, Brazil), & Isabel Cristina Ayres Maringelli (Pinacoteca of São Paulo, Brazil)
- ONIX, BISAC, and MSC: How the Library of Congress CIP Program Utilizes Mappings in the Prepublication Metadata Workflow (Presentation PPT)
- Caroline Saccucci (Library of Congress, USA)
An ecosystem of KOS tools
- An ecosystem of KOS tools (Invited presentation) (PPT)
Modelling and Representation of Complex KOS
- AGROVOC: revising the Agrontology (Presentation PPT)
- Imma Subirats, Kristin Kolshus, & Daniel Martini (Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN)
- Transforming the Integrative Levels Classification (ILC) to SKOS: representation of numbers, dates and people via parallel facets (Presentation PPT)
- Claudio Gnoli (University of Pavia, Italy) & Douglas Tudhope (University of South Wales, UK)
Towards Structured Description of Geospatial Relationships (Panel)
- Geospatial Relationships in Organization of Knowledge
- Olha Buchel (New England Complex System Institute, Boston, MA, USA) (Presentation PPT)
- Geographical Social Interaction Patterns and their Usage
- Leila Hedayatifar (New England Complex System Institute, Boston, MA, USA) (Presentation PPT)
- Hatch Risk Knowledge Graph
- Pouya Zangeneh (University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada) (Presentation PPT)
- Social Complexity
- Alfredo J. Morales-Guzman (Redzone Production Systems, Miami, FL, USA) (Presentation PPT)
- Unique features of the person class in cultural heritage models (Presentation PPT)
- Brian Dobreski (University of Tennessee) & Barbara H. Kwasnik (Syracus University, USA)
- Planning and management of authority control in the Brazilian National Foundation of Arts (Presentation PPT)
- Suellen Oliveira Milani & Julietti de Andrade (Fluminense Federal University, Brazil)
Mapping Schema Vocabularies
- Partnering across the Library of Congress on CIP e‐book processing during expanded telework (Presentation PPT)
- Camilla Williams & Mark Cooper (Library of Congress, USA.)
- Organizing bibliographic information of Korean translations of German literature (Presentation PPT)
- Ziyoung Park & Yoonwhan Kim (Hansung University, South Korea)
Program Committee (Representing DCMI and ISKO societies)
- Joseph BUSCH (email@example.com) Taxonomy Strategies, Co-Chair
- Douglas TUDHOPE (firstname.lastname@example.org) University of South Wales, Co-Chair
- Marcia ZENG (email@example.com) Kent State University, Co-Chair
- Lu AN (firstname.lastname@example.org) Wuhan University
- Claudio Gnoli (email@example.com) University of Pavia
- Koraljka GOLUB (firstname.lastname@example.org) Linnaeus University
- Margie HLLAVA (email@example.com) Access Innovations
- Vânia Mara Alves LIMA (firstname.lastname@example.org) University of São Paulo
- Philipp MAYR (email@example.com) GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences
- Ziyoung PARK 朴志英 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Hansung University
- Jian QIN (email@example.com) Syracuse University
- Jakob VOSS (firstname.lastname@example.org) Verbundzentrale des GBV
NKOS (Networked Knowledge Organization Systems) is an ad hoc work group of more than 300 international experts and implementers of knowledge organization systems. NKOS is devoted to enabling knowledge organization systems/services (KOS), such as classification systems, thesauri, gazetteers, and ontologies, as networked, interactive information services to support the description and retrieval of diverse information resources through the Internet.
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