[open-linguistics] Is there an OWL for Orthographies?

Steven Moran bambooforest at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 11:25:59 UTC 2013


has links from language URIs to script URIs. At the Unicode character
level, script information is encoded here:


GOLD has minimal information about writing systems:


And I started something along the lines of modeling writing systems,
described in a paper here:


but my aim was more towards making simple orthographies interoperable,
using IPA as a pivot "writing system".

Do let us know what else you find,



On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 9:21 AM, Hugh Paterson III
<sil.linguist at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know if the script and orthography based relationships described
> in [1] have been reduced to an OWL file or a formal ontology or RDF
> statement?
> [1] Constable, Peter G. 2002. Toward a Model for Language Identification
> Defining an ontology of language-related categories.
> http://www.sil.org/silewp/abstract.asp?ref=2002-003
> - hugh paterson
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