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Re: Technical issues impacting government use of linked data

From: Mills Davis <mdavis@project10x.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 10:09:25 -0500
Message-Id: <05D7E54E-B597-4946-A1D6-EBD1037B86DD@project10x.com>
Cc: eGovIG IG <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
To: Cory Casanave <cory-c@modeldriven.com>
Cory, 

It would help if you would outline a bit more about what you feel would be appropriate conventions, and ontologies. It seems this could aid many aspects of linked data quality management. 

Mills

On Mar 12, 2010, at 9:55 AM, Niemann.Brand@epamail.epa.gov wrote:

> Cory, Excellent, Thank you. Brand
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> From: "Cory Casanave" <cory-c@modeldriven.com>
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> Subject: Technical issues impacting government use of linked data
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> On the demo call today we discussed a couple of technical issues that impact but are not specific to government.  These are:
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> 1)       That given a data URI, there is no standard way to programmatically access the metadata about the resource.
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> 2)       That given a data URI there is no standard programmatic way to access a SPARQL query point for that resource and/or for associated resources.
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> 3)       That the metadata accessed should have standard links for provenance  even very simple provenance that does not require research
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> 4)       How do we contextualize a query such that all data resources of interest within a certain context are included in a query, without the user having to know all the details of the data sets involved?
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> All of the above could be accomplished with URI conventions and supporting ontologies.   My question is: What are the existing or proposed conventions and ontologies to satisfy these requirements?  Should the eGov group provide or reference such conventions for use by the government and/or within our government demos?
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> Regards,
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> Cory Casanave
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