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Audio labels (was RE: comment: FOAF Depiction and Symbolic Labelling)

From: Miles, AJ \(Alistair\) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 12:37:50 +0100
Message-ID: <F5839D944C66C049BDB45F4C1E3DF89DEE9D3B@exchange31.fed.cclrc.ac.uk>
To: "Dan Brickley" <danbri@w3.org>, "Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org>
Cc: <public-esw-thes@w3.org>, <mf@w3.org>



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Alistair Miles
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-esw-thes-request@w3.org
> [mailto:public-esw-thes-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Dan Brickley
> Sent: 16 May 2005 22:52
> To: Karl Dubost
> Cc: public-esw-thes@w3.org; mf@w3.org
> Subject: Re: comment: FOAF Depiction and Symbolic Labelling
> 
> 
> 
> (copying MaxF re the Voice aspects)
> 
> * Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org> [2005-05-16 17:15-0400]
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > [[[ Symbolic Labelling
> > 
> > Symbolic labelling means labelling a concept with an image.]]]
> > 
> > 
> > If I understood the group has given the possibility to 
> create text to  
> > give label to concepts.
> >     skos:prefLabel
> Other extensions could also be interesting. While we could 
> debate which 
> things go in core vocab and which in other namespaces, it 
> might be more
> fun to set that aside for now (while noting that SKOS is only 
> a Working
> Draft at this stage, and could change), and explore possibilities 
> for such extensions. Was there something specific you had in 
> mind? Audio
> I think could be very interesting, particularly for SKOS 
> concept that is 
> close to the electronic dictionary space, eg. lexical databases such 
> as Wordnet (although SWBPD WG isn't using SKOS for Wordnet currently).
> Where a concept is lexicalised, we could point to sound clips, or 
> Speech Synth markup (eg. see
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-speech-synthesis-20040907/) 
> ...could have
> interesting application to accessibility, voice/mobile and perhaps 
> language learning apps...

I like the idea of 'audio labels' ...  Can anyone describe a relatively concrete use case?

Al.
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