A development version of GNOWSYS-0.1-1 is released at
GNOWSYS, Gnowledge Networking and Organizing System, is a web
application for developing and maintaining semantic web content
developed in Python and works as an installed product in ZOPE.
The application provides generic classes, viz. object, object type,
association, association type, facet, facet type, occurance, occurance
type, theme, scope, etc., for developing semantic web content. For
those who are aware, the application follows the structure of
). It is intended to develop as a
powerful prototype application demonstrating the potential of an
expert system within the paradigm+of object oriented database
technology. Presently it cannot import/export the content in the form
of XTM (XML Topic Maps) standard, but this feature is being developed.
The application can be used for web based knowledge representation and
management projects, for developing structured knowledge bases, as a
collaborative authoring tool, suitable for making electronic
glossaries, dictionaries and encyclopedias, for managing large
web sites or links, developing an online catalogue for a library of any
thing including books, to make ontologies, classifying and networking
any objects etc. This tool is intended to be used also for an on-line
tutoring system with dependency management system between various
It also contains a facility to add rules into its rule base, and
execute the rules. Once completely implemented this feature will make
the product really powerful, for it can infer and make new relations.
Though a prototype of rule base already exists in the developing
version, more elegant implementation is being worked out.
GNOSYS is a free software, released under GPL.
Project website will be managed from http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/gnosys
Sample applications that are developed using GNOWSYS will be available
, which is a site under development.
You can download from the Zope site:
You can also download soon from the savannah site using the cvs after
the files are setup.
This product depends on another Zope Product, Transparent Folders.