• Daniel Dragu A University “Aurel Vlaicu” of Arad
  • Ioan Emeric Koles A University “Aurel Vlaicu” of Arad
  • Elena Muncut A University “Aurel Vlaicu” of Arad
Keywords: Topic Maps, semantic technology, knowledge representation


The paper presents a brief review of the current state of Topic Maps (TM) and an analysis of its evolution on the market, trying to understand why a technology with brilliant perspectives is no longer in the spotlight. In the end, the paper points out some of the reasons that led to a decline of the visibility of TM in the world of Computer and Information Technology.


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How to Cite
Dragu, D., Koles, I., & Muncut, E. (2018). THE RISE, SHINE AND DECAY OF TOPIC MAPS. Nonconventional Technologies Review, 22(2). Retrieved from