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RE: homework assignment as interpreted by JAR

From: Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol) <skw@hp.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 12:43:45 +0000
To: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, "public-awwsw@w3.org" <public-awwsw@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9674EA156DA93A4F855379AABDA4A5C611CE76EBB6@G5W0277.americas.hpqcorp.net>
FWIW... attached a Topbraid composer diagram produced from the ontology.

Jonathan, you may cover it on the call, but I would be interested in an articulation of the internal inconsistencies in the Taylor/Fielding paper.


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> Subject: homework assignment as interpreted by JAR
> As promised I've prepared a little ontology that is my attempt to
> continue where Stuart left off - to establish a framework that lets
> you make statements about the nonarbitrariness of resources, such as
> the idea that if at time t there are extant two representations R1 in
> French and R2 in Spanish, and R1 is a favorable review of movie M,
> then R2 should not be a bad review of movie M. In order to do this I
> had to come up with a theory of information resources. I've tried to
> be as faithful as possible to Fielding and Taylor's ICSE paper, which
> is hard because it's not internally consistent, with AWWW, which is
> hard because I don't understand the definitions it gives, and with
> various statements I've heard from Tim.
> The ontology (written in OWL and rendered in RDF/XML) is here:
> http://purl.org/NET/inforesource
> To read it you could use triplr or cwm to convert it to turtle, but a
> better bet is to view it in some ontology viewer such as Protege; I
> used Protege 4. Yes, ideally there would be a nice readable turtle
> version, but the technology I'm using isn't quite there yet.
> There's a not very pretty omnigraffle diagram of the approach at
> http://sw.neurocommons.org/2008/inforesource.png
> which I will not take the time to prettify now (I don't know why the
> background is gray)

(image/jpeg attachment: Inforesource.jpg)

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