TheSoz: A SKOS Representation of the Thesaurus for the Social Sciences

  title={TheSoz: A SKOS Representation of the Thesaurus for the Social Sciences},
  author={Benjamin Zapilko and Johann Schaible and Philipp Mayr and Brigitte Mathiak},
  journal={Semantic Web},
The Thesaurus for the Social Sciences (TheSoz) is a Linked Dataset in SKOS format, which serves as a crucial instrument for information retrieval based on e.g. document indexing or search term recommendation. Thesauri and similar controlled vocabularies build a linking bridge for other datasets from the Linked Open Data cloud even between different domains. The information and knowledge, which is exposed by such links, can be processed by Semantic Web applications. In this article the… CONTINUE READING
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