Modeling Primer

This page includes background information about data modeling, to help future implementers.

Version: 0.1

Status: Incomplete and unreviewed. (This page still needs to be fleshed out.)

Vocabulary formats

Glossaries are a specific instance of Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS). These vocabulary formats provide models for:

  • Thesauri
  • Classification schemes
  • Taxonomies
  • Folksonomies, and
  • Other controlled vocabularies.

There are mature standards and supporting tools for publishing and maintaining controlled vocabularies.

Our shareable glossary schema aggregates fields from these standards.

More details at:

Last modified 2022-05-15 (1fd8c89)