According to e-Compliance, the thesaurus is “a hierarchically structured controlled vocabulary” that contains a large number of terms which are frequently used in maritime law. It distinguishes between a “preferred label” and one or more synonymous “alternative labels”, thereby encouraging the use of official and unambiguous terms, such as ‘vessel’ rather than ‘boat’.
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The School of Library and Information Science at San José State University (SJSU) is partnering with RedLink, a Silicon Valley startup, to develop a new taxonomy for academic publishers. Click here for more...
European Banking AuthorityThe European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a consultation on a revised version of its XBRL Taxonomy for supervisory reporting, which incorporates additional reporting requirements for asset encumbrance, non-performing exposures and forbearance.
KM Institute (KMI), the global leader in Knowledge Management Certification, is about to deliver its first Certified Knowledge Specialist (CKS) 4-day class, April 7-10, in Reston, VA, at the Sheraton Reston (just outside Washington, DC).
The CKS is a new Certification by KMI designed to take a 'deep dive' focus into a specific KM topic. In the case of the April class, the CKS will focus on Taxonomy and Search Solutions.
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The IFRS Foundation has published the IFRS Taxonomy 2014. The IFRS Taxonomy is a translation of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) into eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL).
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A Virginia Tech researcher has developed a new way to classify and name organisms based on their genome sequence and in doing so created a universal language that scientists can use to communicate with unprecedented specificity about all life on Earth.Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-02-scientist-revolutionary-life-earth.html#jCp