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Re: vocabularies for parliamentary proceedings

From: <stijn.goedertier@pwc.be>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 18:33:52 +0100
To: public-egov-ig-request@w3.org
Cc: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, "Holm, Jeanne M (1760)" <jeanne.m.holm@jpl.nasa.gov>, public-egov-ig@w3.org, T.Tarasova@uva.nl, Ketchell John <jketchell@cencenelec.eu>
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Hi Tatiana,

I tried the search service on Joinup [1] to look for relevant "semantic 
assets" about parliamentary proceedings. Perhaps CEN MetaLex [2] and the 
Parliament Ontology [3] are also relevant to your work.

with kind regards,
Stijn

[1] 
https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/search/apachesolr_search?filters=sm_facetbuilder_facet_node_type%3A%22facet_node_type%3Afacet_24%22&hidden_type=1
[2] https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/catalogue/asset_release/cen-metalex  (
http://metalex.eu)
[3] 
https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/catalogue/asset_release/parliament-ontology
[4] https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/catalogue/all



Stijn Goedertier




From:   public-egov-ig-request@w3.org
To:     T.Tarasova@uva.nl
Cc:     public-egov-ig@w3.org, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, "Holm, 
Jeanne M (1760)" <jeanne.m.holm@jpl.nasa.gov>
Date:   20/02/2013 17:30
Subject:        Re: vocabularies for parliamentary proceedings



Hi Tatiana,
Seems like a simple question but I didn't come up with the answer quickly. 
 Are you looking for Linked Data vocabs about parliamentary proceedings? 
If so, I bet if you pinged some of the folks on the UK Public Sector 
Linked Data working group [1] they could point you to something helpful. I 
*think* data.gov.uk has parliamentary proceedings published in RDF.

Note: The oeGov stuff by TopQuadrant is relevant for US Government data, 
but not parliamentary based systems.

Cheers,
Bernadette Hyland

[1] http://data.gov.uk/blog/public-sector-linked-data-working-group


On Feb 20, 2013, at 10:39 AM, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:

We've just had this query on the WebSchemas list; does anyone here
have more pointers?

Dan


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From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: 20 February 2013 15:36
Subject: Re: vocabularies for parliamentary proceedings
To: "Tarasova, Tatiana" <T.Tarasova@uva.nl>
Cc: "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>


On 18 February 2013 16:58, Tarasova, Tatiana <T.Tarasova@uva.nl> wrote:
Dear All,

I am looking for the existing vocabularies/ontologies (in English) that 
can
be used to describe the structure of documents of parliamentary 
proceedings,
i.e., written records of parliamentary meetings. For example, I am
interested in expressing such concepts as parliamentary proceedings, 
topics
(discussed agenda of the proceedings), speeches inside topics (verbal ) 
and
paragraphs that constitute parliamentary speeches.

Is anybody aware of such vocabularies? So far I have not found anything
specific, only vocabularies that allow to describe structure of generic
documents such as [1] or [2] .

I had a quick look and found
http://cantorva.com/2009NS/twfyl-lod-demo/vocab/ based on searching
for 'theyworkforyou' (see
http://www.mysociety.org/projects/theyworkforyou/ ) and 'rdf'. There
was also a thread ages ago on the FOAF list about describing the
Italian parliament,
http://lists.foaf-project.org/pipermail/foaf-dev/2008-October/009396.html
For US, GovTrack might be of interest:
http://datahub.io/dataset/govtrack

Hope this helps,

Dan

[1] http://salt.semanticauthoring.org/ontologies/sdo#
[2] http://purl.org/spar/doco/Paragraph

Thank you,

Tatiana
PhD candidate at Information and Language Processing Systems group
http://ilps.science.uva.nl
University of Amsterdam




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