(part of the InLOC Information Model > InLOC properties > type)

The topic type

A LOCassociation of type topic gives the topic of a LOCstructure or LOCdefinition according to some topic (or "subject") catalogue, taxonomy, etc..

LOCassociation properties with topic as the type

expected value notes
id 0..1 URI  
type 1 1 URI id of LOCstructure or LOCdefinition  
subject.label 0 empty (or literals) used only if subject is defined externally 1 URI recommended id of the topic catalogue, taxonomy, ontology, etc.
scheme.label 0..* literals labels for the topic catalogue, etc. 0..1 identifier the topic term as a URI, if globally unique; or id within the scheme
object.label 0..* literal topic term(s) as string
number 0 integer no usage defined