Date & time: Wednesday 2nd March - 15:00 - 16:30 - Working Meeting Session 5
Meeting title: Access Methods Review of Existing Vocabulary Services
Two of the stated aims of the Vocabulary Services Interest Group (VSIG) are to report on existing practices in vocabulary publication through surveying existing vocabulary services; and to identify common functionality in those existing services. At the kickoff teleconference for VSIG, an activity and output on surveying existing vocabulary services and their access methods was identified. This session will provide the first opportunity to discuss results from this activity, and also to gain feedback on services which may have been missed by the initial survey.
Introduce the work on surveying existing vocabulary services taking place in VSIG and present current results
Solicit feedback on results and range of services surveyed from meeting participants
Introduction to survey of existing vocabulary services in the context of VSIG activities (session leaders)
Present the results found in the survey so far (session leaders)
Feedback on the initial results (all participants)
Suggestions of existing services which have been missed in the review phase to date (all participants)
The audience for this session will comprise of publishers and consumers of vocabulary services, who can prepare for the meeting by producing simple, one-page descriptions of the services they produce or use including the access methods avaialble.