Semantic Technologies

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Vision of the Semantic Technologies Committee

  1. Promote research and development of semantic technologies in support of Earth science data discovery, dissemination, and analysis
  2. Collaborate with ESIP members, working groups, clusters, and standing committees on semantic related topics
  3. Foster sharing and reuse of ontologies and controlled vocabularies
  4. To provide a collaborative environment for the development of ontologies and ontology-based standards
  5. To maintain a long-term agenda and roadmap for evaluation of semantic technologies within ESIP
  6. To collaborate with external agencies, on behalf of ESIP, in regards to semantic technologies

2015-2020 Strategic Plan Goals

Resources for ESIP's overall Strategic Plan:

Collaboration Area Plan

Liaisons to external groups

  • Ruth Duerr - EarthCube Semantics Working Group
  • Brandon Whitehead - Open Geospatial Consortium and RDA, with a particular focus on GeoSciML, ESD WG and HydroWG, RDA Provenance Group
  • Soren Scott - RDA Provenance Working Group
  • Stephen Richard - RDA Vocab Services, Terminology IG, and DataType Registry Working Groups
  • Stace Beaulieu - USGS CDI Semantic Web Working Group
  • Adam Shepherd - The Ontolog Community
  • Lewis McGibbney - W3C+OGC Spatial Data on the Web (SDW)
  • Bhaskar Ramachandran - The International Association for Ontology and its Applications (IAOA),
  • Pascal Hitzler - Ontology Design & Patterns Association

Current Projects and Collaborations

Projects of Note

  • [ToolMatch | ToolMatch]

cloud computing ontology portal ontology governance software evaluation