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The current international standard for XML Topic Maps (XTM).
An online graphical tool for creating ‘concept maps’. Can save in either its own DigiDocMap format, XTM 1.0 Topic Map format, or CMap Tools XML format. Saves the Topic Map to your own hard drive. Saved Topic Maps can be imported and edited at any time. Great fun to use for building basic Topic Maps!
Notes:1) whole site is in Spanish; 2) requires IE (won’t work with Firefox).
Mondeca, based in Paris, France, “specialises in taxonomy management, business repositories and semantic representation of knowledge.“. XTM Topic Maps are a key component of Mondeca’s technology.
“NetworkedPlanet provides a suite of tools and products to organise and structure the access to information to make it more findable and more relevant to end-users … NetworkedPlanet’s products are based on the creation of a Topic Map knowledge structure separate from the content store.”
Ontopia, based in Oslo, Norway, are Topic Map pioneers and offer a set of Topic Map applications called ‘Ontopia Knowledge Suite‘ (OKS), which include a free, downloadable Topic Map navigator – Omnigator – and more recently, a trial version of its Topic Map editor Ontopoly.
A site listing dozens of articles, papers, documents, links on Topic Maps.
Author: Steve Pepper.
An excellent beginner’s introduction to XML Topic Maps.
Jack Park (ed.).
The definitive and exhaustive account of the derivation, history, philosophy and undoubted bright future for Topic Maps.
Draft for review. XTM (XML Topic Maps) 2.0 is a syntax for the interchange of Topic Maps.
Author: Bob Bater.