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Homepage Forums Vocabulary Services IG Main Forum Vocabulary Services IG Posts P18: Your input is needed Obstacles using ontologies, vocabularies thesauri etc.


Jakob Voß

Major obstacles using semantic artefacts (ontologies, vocabularies thesauri etc.) include:

  • Lack of availability of the vocabularies in a machine-readable format
  • Diversity of data formats (multiple RDF serializations and languages, CSV, XML, JSON…)
  • License issues (unknown license or no open license to reuse the vocabulare)
  • Lack of documentation about the vocabularies