Topic Maps Published Subjects Technical Committee
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Statement of Purpose
Technical Committee, herafter called "PubSubj TC" has been set
forth to promote development of Published Subjects, as defined by Topic
Maps standards ,
by specifying requirements, recommendations and best practices, for their
definition, management and use.
Published Subjects are intended to provide both humans and computers with non-ambiguous identifiers for subjects, in particular those subjects represented by formal topics in topic maps applications. Such identifiers are necessary to ensure full interoperability of those applications.
topic maps, further applications of Published Subjects could include for
example (indicative list):
PubSubj TC work and deliverables will address the following issues:
Proposed Deliverables Schedule
PubSubj TC Deliverables Schedule is proposed as following (June 2002)
Published Subjects - Definition, Requirements, and Examples (2002Q3)
TC will conduct business in English
 ISO 13250 defines the notion of Public Subject, further called Published Subject by XTM 1.0 Specification.