Towards Interoperability in the European Poetry Community: The Standardization of Philological Concepts

  • Helena Bermúdez-Sabel
  • Mariana Curado Malta
  • Elena Gonzalez-Blanco
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10318)

Abstract

This paper stems from the Poetry Standardization and Linked Open Data project (POSTDATA). As its name reveals, one of the main aims of POSTDATA is to provide a means to publish European poetry (EP) data as Linked Open Data (LOD). Thus, developing a metadata application profile (MAP) as a common semantic model to be used by the EP community is a crucial step of this project. This MAP will enhance interoperability among the community members in particular, and among the EP community and other contexts in general (e.g. bibliographic records). This paper presents the methodology followed in the process of defining the concepts of the domain model of this MAP, as well as some issues that arise when labeling philological terms.

Keywords

Digital humanities Literary data Metadata application profile Terms standardization Vocabulary encoding scheme Linked open data Semantic web 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratorio de Innovación en Humanidades DigitalesUniversidad de Educación a Distancia (UNED)MadridSpain
  2. 2.Polythecnic of Oporto, CEOS.PPOportoPortugal

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