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A mailing list is a collection of names and addresses. It allows users of each open-source software (OSS) or semantic interoperability project who subscribe to the mailing list to send and receive e-mail messages directed to all subscribers of...

A mapping is used in the context of semantic interoperability assets projects. A mapping represents a specific, fixed and explicit assignment of elements between two or more static data structures, which is aimed at establishing correlations and...

Although ontologies may feature overlapping similarities, those may contain incompatible differences. A middleware which resolves those incompatibilities is called a mediator. Mediation is aimed at defining explicit relationships between the...

A member is a registered user belonging to a particular community or project (Semantic Interoperability Assets or Open-Source Software). Within her/his community or project, a member can publish content, and edit and delete his own contributions...

Metainformation, or metadata which may be used synonymously, is a general set of data, which is used to hold information about other data. The distinction between data and metadata is usually drawn by a separation of the concrete data of an...

A Moderator is a registered user whose main responsibility is to review the content that is created on the platform. A user with the ‘moderator’ role has the the privileges to:
- accept or reject proposals for new communities, software...