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Thesauri are controlled vocabularies whose concepts are connected through relations. They build a systematic representation of domains. They are polyhierarchies where a concept is related to its synonyms, broader or narrower concepts. In the linked data space thesauri are ideally organized according to the SKOS model. This allows for standard access / navigation to concepts and their interrelated concepts. Some examples of thesauri can be found in Eurovoc, Jurivoc, GETTY AAT, MEsH, and STW. The use of thesauri in enterprises empowers concept maintenance and allows for fast and precise search processes. A further use of thesauri is in the corpus analysis, where - starting from a text corpus and a thesaurus - relevant information on term frequency, distribution and potentially new concepts for the same thesaurus are computed. Furthermore thesauri allow in linked data spaces the precise interlinking between key concepts of different external thesauri. Please request a SKOS Shuttle (READ-ONLY) demo on big thesauri like GETTY-AAT, EUROVOC or MEsh and see the difference.

SKOS Shuttle is a Blockchain secured service which enables you to work with (and combine) SKOS thesauri in remote and locally.

  • Supports Thesaurus Governance via RDF Sync
  • Automatic Term Extraction for de, en, es, fr
  • Graphical Concept Tree navigation
  • Glossary Concept Labels navigation
  • RDF editing in short and full mode
  • Systematics Assistant for any descriptor
  • SKOS++: Custom Relations & Attributes
  • More than 1400 Units of Measure
  • Orphan Concept Analysis for quick “deorphanization”
  • Document Management
  • Project Management with RDF easy transfer
  • RESTful API in Json / XML / YAML
  • Project Snapshots
  • SPARQL endpoint for RDF operations
  • 100% transport layer security (SSL)
  • Project Management & role based access
  • Customizable skin (for DOCKER installs)
  • Works with internal and external RDF stores: tested with ALLEGROGRAPH, BLAZEGRAPH, GRAPHDB, JENA-FUSEKI, MARKLOGIC, STARDOG, VIRTUOSO
  • Works perfectly together with SearchBox
  • Blockchain secured thesauri
Application samples gallery: Tap on picture to magnify it

Tariff information:

100 projects, 100'000 concepts, 200'000 relations, 100 GB corpus documents, 10 millions documents, 1000 languages, 1000 users, unlimited ip's
yearly CHF (1'800,- (incl. VAT)

100 projects, 100'000 concepts, 200'000 relations, 100 GB corpus documents, 10 millions documents, 1000 languages, 1000 users, unlimited ip's
1x Setup fee + yearly CHF (1'800,- (incl. VAT)

Optional module to model custom relations / attributes
+CHF 300,- (incl. VAT)

Optional module to use integrated self mined Blockchain
+CHF 300,- (incl. VAT)

Optional module to synchronize Thesauri in production
+CHF 300,- (incl. VAT)

Installation on site, including 3 years updates
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SKOS Shuttle is available 7 days a week.

During 8pm - 12pm CE(S)T and at the Weekend or fairy days some short interruptions might occur due to maintenance works.

SKOS Shuttle is optimized to offer the best user experience on (the latest version of) the major browsers:

Need migration support?
Have Specific questions ?
Need advice on thesauri / SPARQL / RDF ?
Write or call us - we are happy to provide you with quick support in remote or at your site.


Thesauri are controlled vocabularies whose concepts are connected through relations. They build a systematic representation of domains. They are polyhierarchies where a concept is related to its synonyms, broader or narrower concepts. In the linked data space thesauri are ideally organized according to the SKOS model. This allows for standard access / navigation to concepts and their interrelated concepts. Some examples of thesauri can be found in Eurovoc, Jurivoc, GETTY AAT, MEsH, and STW. The use of thesauri in enterprises empowers concept maintenance and allows for fast and precise search processes. A further use of thesauri is in the corpus analysis, where - starting from a text corpus and a thesaurus - relevant information on term frequency, distribution and potentially new concepts for the same thesaurus are computed. Furthermore thesauri allow in linked data spaces the precise interlinking between key concepts of different external thesauri. Please request a SKOS Shuttle (READ-ONLY) demo on big thesauri like GETTY-AAT, EUROVOC or MEsh and see the difference.

SKOS Shuttle is a Blockchain secured service which enables you to work with (and combine) SKOS thesauri in remote and locally.

  • Supports Thesaurus Governance via RDF Sync
  • Automatic Term Extraction for de, en, es, fr
  • Graphical Concept Tree navigation
  • Glossary Concept Labels navigation
  • RDF editing in short and full mode
  • Systematics Assistant for any descriptor
  • SKOS++: Custom Relations & Attributes
  • More than 1400 Units of Measure
  • Orphan Concept Analysis for quick “deorphanization”
  • Document Management
  • Project Management with RDF easy transfer
  • RESTful API in Json / XML / YAML
  • Project Snapshots
  • SPARQL endpoint for RDF operations
  • 100% transport layer security (SSL)
  • Project Management & role based access
  • Customizable skin (for DOCKER installs)
  • Works with internal and external RDF stores: tested with ALLEGROGRAPH, BLAZEGRAPH, GRAPHDB, JENA-FUSEKI, MARKLOGIC, STARDOG, VIRTUOSO
  • Works perfectly together with SearchBox
  • Blockchain secured thesauri
Application samples gallery: Tap on picture to magnify it

SKOS Shuttle is a multi-tenant / multi-user Thesaurus Management Service implemented in J2EE running on the latest Apache Tomcat.
It uses proven methods for accessing SKOS thesauri via SPARQL queries. Thesaurus RDF data are imported into SKOS Shuttle and are physically hosted on the Semweb LLC own RDF platform and/or RDF repositories of your choice, integrated remotely via REST HTTP/SSL. SKOS Shuttle allows you to build a smart search engine using its API to search and retrieve concept data to refine results.

Tariff information
(Mouse hover on tariff names below [from bottom to top] to discover advantages and price):

SKOS Shuttle is optimized to offer the best user experience on (the latest version of) the major browsers:

Need migration support?
Have Specific questions ?
Need advice on thesauri / SPARQL / RDF ?
Write or call us - we are happy to provide you with quick support in remote or at your site.

SKOS Shuttle is available 7 days a week.

During 8pm - 12pm CE(S)T and at the Weekend or fairy days some short interruptions might occur due to maintenance works.