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This section covers aspects of interoperability related to the use of controlled terminologies to ensure consistent annotation to increase query recalls, disambiguate free text description. It includes:

  • A chapter dedicated to explaining what are semantic resources, their typology, their applications and potentials.

  • A chapter detailing existing tools as well as services supported hosting, serving, and using controlled terminologies.

  • A chapter highlighting the terminology requirements of the C2M2 model and place those in the context of the current practices of terminology use by a number of DCCs.