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SWAD-Europe Initial Workshops
14-17 October 2002, Florence, Italy.

(in conjunction with Dublin Core 2002)

Agenda and Location | Minutes | Required Readings | Logistics

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The goals of these workshops are to:

  1. Introduce the SWAD-E project, partners, goals and work areas
  2. Discuss tools, techniques and use cases for storage and query of Dublin Core data, using sample datasets.

Agenda, Location, Registration


The workshops will be held in the form of sessions at the Dublin Core 2002 conference in Florence, Italy.

Oltrarno Meeting Center
Piazza della Calza, 6

In order to attend these workshops it is necessary to register as a conference delegate.


An Introduction to SWAD-E (Wednesday 16, 14:00 - 15:30)

Chairs: Dan Brickley, Libby Miller, Charles McCathieNevile

This session will present the main work areas of the project and the partners directly involved, with discussion of the overall goals, methods of work, tools available and needed, and strategies for development and deployment.

Data interoperability - tools, techniques and use cases (Wednesday 16, 16:00 - 19:00 and Thursday 17, 11:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 15:30)

Chairs: Dan Brickley, Dave Beckett, Eric Miller

This session will investigate the issues of interoperability between data based on Dublin Core, but extended using various different schemas. Using a set of data made available that includes Dublin Core with different extensions it will look at the combination of four strategies

An important question is how to enhance people's ability to find resources on the Web without requiring them to become experts in Dublin Core and RDF.


A rough set of minutes and a report of the workshops will be made available to the public after the workshops.

Preparation - readings



The DC2002 conference recommends a Hotel Reservation Service.


There is an international airport in Florence, and train connections throughout Europe

$Date: 2003/06/11 18:20:20 $ Charles McCN

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