Relating taxonomies with regulations

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Relating taxonomies with regulations
Increasingly, taxonomies are being developed for a wide variety of industrial domains and specific applications within those domains. These industry or application specific taxonomies attempt to represent the vocabularies commonly used by the practitioners. These formal representations have the potential to automate information retrieval, facilitate interoperability and improve decision making. Decisions made must comply with existing government regulations and codes of practices, which are not always known to the industry practitioners. Although regulations and codes are now in digital forms and are often available online, it remains difficult to search for relevant regulatory information that are applicable to particular decisions. As industry practitioners, unlike legal practitioners, are familiar with one or more industry-specific taxonomies but not necessarily regulatory organization systems, it would be desirable to relate regulations with existing industry-specific taxonomies. ...
Chin Pang Cheng, Jiayi Pan, Gloria T. Lau, Kincho
Added 29 Oct 2010
Updated 29 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2008
Where DGO
Authors Chin Pang Cheng, Jiayi Pan, Gloria T. Lau, Kincho H. Law, Albert Jones
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