The TESEO database is an online repository containing the details of all PhD thesis from Spanish universities. It offers an html/form based search interface where you can look up theses by author, topic, university, etc. As a UI it is rather painful to use and quite limited, I must say, but that’s another story. While we wait for an open data version of this public content we have to find workarounds to query and analyse it. This is what this QuickGraph is about.Continue reading “QuickGraph#13 Using a SKOS taxonomy for semantic search on a document repository”
The UNESCO Thesaurus is a controlled and structured list of terms in the areas of education, culture, natural sciences, social and human sciences, communication and information. It’s used used to annotate documents and publications like the ones in the UNESDOC digital library.
The Thesaurus is available as a multilingual SKOS concept scheme and at the time of writing, the available languages were English, Spanish, French, Russian and Arabic (download link).Continue reading “QuickGraph#12 Working with a Multilingual Thesaurus”