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Zangerl, A., & Barta, R. (2008). Virtual file system on top of topic maps. Paper presented at the TMRA 2008 fourth international conference on Topic Maps Research and Applications, Leipzig, Germany.

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2008 HERDC submission. FoR Code: 0805

© Copyright Alexander Zangerl & Robert Barta, 2008


The UNIX file system provides a robust framework to abstract away from technical differences between various storage media. This work summarizes experiences to define a virtual file system on top of an existing topic map. It clarifies the involved concepts, details the mapping and reports on first experiences with a proof-of-concept implementation.



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