Something will be connected - Semantic mapping from CMDI to Parthenos Entities

Matej Durco
ACDH-OEAW, Vienna, Austria

Matteo Lorenzini
ACDH-OEAW, Vienna, Austria

Go Sugimoto
ACDH-OEAW, Vienna, Austria

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Ingår i: Selected papers from the CLARIN Annual Conference 2017, Budapest, 18–20 September 2017

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 147:3, s. 25-35

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Publicerad: 2018-05-16

ISBN: 978-91-7685-273-6

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


The Parthenos project aims at pooling resources from existing infrastructures of the broad cultural heritage and humanities cluster. Central to this effort is the common semantic framework - Parthenos Entities - that shall serve as a target data model for mapping of metadata about resources from participating infrastructures. Acting as a representative of the linguistic domain, CLARIN will deliver metadata about language resources. Within the Parthenos project, separate provisions are foreseen for the mapping task. However, given the complexity of CLARIN’s underlying metadata model (CMDI), traditional one-to-one schema mapping is not applicable and an alternative conceptual and technical approach is required. This paper presents the current mapping solution and points out a number of issues identified during the process partly perpet- uated from the ongoing metadata quality discussion within CLARIN.


CLARIN PARTHENOS semantic interoperability metadata research infrastructure CMDI CIDOC-CRM VLO


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