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KOS as intellectual products -- How can they be modelled
Note: This model does not address the question of whether a new version is a new work when there are significant changes of title, content, and authorship occur.
The following is an attempt of modelling ASIST Thesaurus.
The Entities and Relationships
• The thesaurus as a whole is a work.
• Different versions (such as Version 1994 in English, Version 2005 in English, Version 2012 in French) are different expressions of this work.
• The printed edition of the 2010 English version and the SKOS Linked data representation of the same version are examples of manifestations.
A subset of expressions and manifestations of this work is illustrated below.
Table. A subset of entities for the ASIST Thesaurus