TDS Curator

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TDS Curator project presentation at the CLARIN-NL Bijeenkomst in Utrecht on February 19, 2010.

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TDS Curator

  1. 1. TDS-Curator<br />DANS<br />MPI for Psycholinguistics<br />Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS<br />languagelink.let.uu.nl/tds/<br />February 19, 2010<br />1<br />CLARIN-NL Bijeenkomst<br />
  2. 2. TDS Curator goal<br /> The Typological Database System (TDS) currently provides integrated access to multiple independently developed typological databases through a common web interface. While the system is currently operational, TDS Curator will make the TDS into a sustainable service that conforms to CLARIN infrastructural requirements.<br />February 19, 2010<br />2<br />CLARIN-NL Bijeenkomst<br /> The Typological Database System (TDS) currently provides integrated access to multiple independently developed typological databases through a common web interface. While the system is currently operational, TDS Curator will make the TDS into a sustainable service that conforms to CLARIN infrastructural requirements.<br /> The Typological Database System (TDS) currently provides integrated access to multiple independently developed typological databases through a common web interface. While the system is currently operational, TDS Curator will make the TDS into a sustainable service that conforms to CLARIN infrastructural requirements.<br />
  3. 3. Current TDS architecture<br />February 19, 2010<br />CLARIN-NL Bijeenkomst<br />3<br />Topic<br />taxonomy<br />Topic<br />taxonomy<br />Navigating and searching<br />No web services<br />online<br />1060 & BB<br />Querying<br />Reasoning<br />TDS data<br />Proprietary<br />format<br />Global<br />domain<br />ontology<br />Project internal<br />TDS Workbench<br />Enriching<br />Merging<br />Local<br />DTL<br />specifications<br />DTL engine<br />Transforming<br />Proprietary<br />format<br />Importing<br />offline<br />meta data<br />component databases<br />
  4. 4. Integrated Data and Documentation Format (IDDF)<br />No open/standard data format that is semantically rich enough to replace the TDS proprietary format<br />CSV: too generic, one table only<br />SQL: too generic, only data no documentation<br />XML: too generic, which vocabulary?<br />Data focus: CSV XML-derivative, SQL dump XML-derivative, …<br />Model focus: CSDL derivative, …<br />Documentation focus: ODD derivative, …<br />IDDF:<br />Data: semi-structured hierarchical units<br />Documentation: extensive documentation of data elements and values<br />Model: network close to the conceptual schema<br />February 19, 2010<br />CLARIN-NL Bijeenkomst<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Work packages<br />Core component: TDS-IDDF<br />Core component: TDS-WS<br />Application: TDS-GUI<br />Documentation & reporting<br />Hosting at CLARIN centre: DANS<br />Relationship with ISOcat<br />February 19, 2010<br />CLARIN-NL Bijeenkomst<br />5<br />
  6. 6. TDS-Curator architecture<br />February 19, 2010<br />CLARIN-NL Bijeenkomst<br />6<br />Topic<br />taxonomy<br />Topic<br />taxonomy<br />Navigating and searching<br />Querying<br />Reasoning<br />Web services<br />Web services<br />online<br />TDS IDDF document<br />IDDF<br />Global<br />domain<br />ontology<br />TDS Workbench<br />ISOcat<br />Enriching<br />Merging<br />Local<br />DTL<br />specifications<br />DTL engine<br />Transforming<br />Importing<br />offline<br />meta data<br />component databases<br />
  7. 7. TDS-Curator architecture<br />February 19, 2010<br />CLARIN-NL Bijeenkomst<br />7<br />Topic<br />taxonomy<br />Topic<br />taxonomy<br />Navigating and searching<br />User interface<br />Querying<br />Reasoning<br />Web services<br />Web services<br />online<br />online<br />TDS IDDF document<br />TDS IDDF document<br />Global<br />domain<br />ontology<br />TDS Workbench<br />Enriching<br />Merging<br />Local<br />DTL<br />specifications<br />DTL engine<br />Transforming<br />Importing<br />offline<br />meta data<br />component databases<br />
  8. 8. Planning<br />Due to obligations TDS Curator starts later<br />Kickstart: April - May<br />Core development: June – November<br />February 19, 2010<br />CLARIN-NL Bijeenkomst<br />8<br />

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