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The Royal Institute Elcano † (Real Instituto Elcano) in Spain is a prestigious independent political institute whose mission is to comment on the political situation in the world focusing on its relation to Spain. As part of its dissemination strategy it operates a public website. The online content can be accessed by navigating through categories or by a(More)
Online cultural archives represent vast amounts of interesting and useful information. During the last decades huge amounts of literature works have been scanned to provide better access to Humanities researchers and teachers. Was the problem 20 years ago one of scarceness of information (precious originals only to consult in major libraries), today's(More)
Knowledge Management systems are one of the key strategies that allow companies to fully tap into their collective knowledge. However, two main entry barriers currently limit the potential of this approach: i) the hurdles employees encounter discouraging them from a strong and active participation (knowledge providing) and ii) the lack of truly evolved(More)
Newspaper archives are a fundamental working tool for editorial teams. Their exploitation in digital format through the web, and the provision of technology to make this possible, are also important businesses today. The volume of archive contents, and the complexity of human teams that create and maintain them, give rise to diverse management difficulties.(More)
Today, we can observe a number of emerging trends in technologies for intelligent knowledge access, including search engines, categorisation tools and visualisation systems. This paper gives a brief overview of them, describes ongoing efforts to develop Semantic Web-based knowledge access tools and discusses how a semantic web-based approach can provide a(More)
In this paper, we describe the use of legal ontologies as a basis to improve IT support for professional judges. As opposed to most legal ontologies designed so far, which are mostly based on dogmatic and nor-mative knowledge, we emphasize the importance of professional knowledge and experience as an important pillar for constructing the ontology. We(More)
This paper shows the ontology development for the second version of the prototype Iuriservice II, an i-FAQ for judicial use containing a repository of professional judicial knowledge. We define the epistemological and ontological levels as separate issues. The domain and middle-out ontology will be connected to the SEKT top and upper level ontology PROTON.(More)
Purpose – In this paper we describe the process of developing and implementing a knowledge management system for the Spanish judicial domain. Spanish judges, especially newly-recruited ones, hold a solid background of theoretical legal knowledge, but are much less familiar with the judicial knowledge of the more senior judges acquired from everyday practice(More)