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XML Topic Maps: Creating and Using Topic Maps for the Web by Jack Park, Sam Hunting

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To learn more about topic maps, here are three good entry points.

http://www.topicmaps.org/

http://www.topicmaps.net/

http://www.oasis-open.org/cover/topicMaps.html

And to show that topic maps are actual and not academic or theoretical, here are sites for topic map vendors and service providers, in no particular order.

http://www.infoloom.com/

http://www.mondeca.com/

http://www.ontopia.net/

http://www.empolis.com/

http://www.cogx.com/

http://www.semantext.com/

http://globalwisdom.org

http://www.etopicality.com

Other technical pieces related to topic maps are XML and XLink. XML is the W3C specification that says, among other things, that the tags we've discussed in this chapter are made from letters and angle brackets (<tag>) as opposed to being ...

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