Multilingual thesaurus or ontologies and Topic Maps

For italian people see also the original post and the review of this thesis.

I dedicate this post to the Joint Research Centre – European Commission of Ispra and to Carlo Ferigato who selected for this work one of my fellow student…
Well, she is certainly a skilful cataloguer, but I don’t know if she is able to manage thesaurus or ontologies.
I must say great game and good luck mates 🙂
Maybe this post could also help her (and them) ;-).

This post is about multilingual thesaurus or ontologies.

The problem is underlined in several translations of Vanda Broughton’s manual Essential Thesaurus Construction: hierarchical relations (narrower term  and broader term) could be different according to the language.

A simple example.

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