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Re: Suggestion regarding the standard vocabularies task force - Metadata just for describing public-gov vocabularies

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 05:20:21 +0100
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To: W3C GLD WG WG <public-gld-wg@w3.org>

> On this topic, I would encourage people to take at look at the VoaF

+1 to VOAF ... I'd like to ask the chairs to consider inviting one of  
the Mondeca guys (Bernard Vatant or Pierre-Yves Vandenbussche) to join  
one of our upcoming telecons and quickly report on their lessons  
learned so far.

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	Michael
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On 28 Jul 2011, at 21:01, John Erickson wrote:

> On this topic, I would encourage people to take at look at the VoaF
> ('Vocabulary of a Friend) <http://bit.ly/ppQPUc> and Linked Open
> Vocabularies <http://bit.ly/q7PIEn> work happening in Europe. For
> example, François Scharffe demoed this at RPI this afternoon:
>
> http://labs.mondeca.com/dataset/lov/index.html
>
> My point in highlighting this tool is to not how it leverages VoaF to
> show the interrelationships of vocabularies. As we noted earlier
> today, one of the problems to be tackled by this WG is creating best
> practices that help stakeholders e.g. choose vocabularies (among other
> things).
>
> John
>
> 2011/7/28 Thomas, George (OS/ASA/OCIO/OEA) <George.Thomas1@hhs.gov>:
>> Thanks Professor Gómez-Pérez for the interesting suggestion during  
>> today’s
>> GLD telecon and the follow up.
>>
>>
>>
>> Can I ask that you also take a look at a similar suggestion [1] [2]  
>> and
>> discuss with TopQuadrant GLD participants [3] who presented at the  
>> GLD F2F
>> [4] [5]? Perhaps a cross-walk of ideas, motivations, concepts,  
>> vocabulary
>> reuse, etc…
>>
>>
>>
>> If other GLD participants are also working in this area, I’d  
>> encourage your
>> engagement on this GLD deliverable topic as well J
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> George
>>
>>
>>
>> [1] http://www.linkedmodel.org/
>>
>> [2] http://www.linkedmodel.org/doc/vaem/1.2/
>>
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/2000/09/dbwg/details?group=47663&public=1
>>
>> [4] http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/wiki/F2F1
>>
>> [5]
>> http://www.topquadrant.com/resources/Internal%20Presentations/TQ%20-%20LinkedModels.ppt
>>
>>
>>
>> From: public-gld-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-gld-wg-request@w3.org 
>> ] On
>> Behalf Of Asunción Gómez Pérez
>> Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 11:40 AM
>> To: public-gld-wg@w3.org
>> Subject: Suggestion regarding the standard vocabularies task force -
>> Metadata just for describing public-gov vocabularies
>>
>>
>>
>> Dear all
>>
>> Regarding the Task Force Standard Vocabularies, I would like to  
>> propose the
>> creation of a meta-standard just for  describing  public-gov  
>> vocabularies.
>> Currently, most vocabularies exist in the goverment domain in pure  
>> form
>> without any additional information, e.g. authorship information,  
>> such as
>> provided by Dublin Core for text documents, VOID for data sets,  
>> etc. This
>> burden makes it difficult for goverments e.g. to identify, find and  
>> apply
>> candidate vocabularies for their resuse effectively and efficiently.
>>
>> Once the meta-standard is created, the next stpe would be to  
>> populate it
>> with domain specific public-gov vocabularies and store them in  
>> central
>> metadata registry.
>>
>> This approach is similar to The Ontology Metadata Vocabulary [1,2] - 
>> OMV- for
>> the description of ontologies, which reflects what the ontology is  
>> about,
>> their developers, degree of consensus, etc.
>>
>> I think that there are many lessons learnt from the Ontology  
>> Engineering
>> community that could help us to speed up the process of creating,  
>> managing
>> and using vocabularies.
>>
>> KInd regards
>>
>> [1] http://omv2.sourceforge.net/
>> [2] Hartmann, J.; Palma, R.; Sure, Y.; Haase, P.; Suarez-Figueroa,  
>> M. "OMV-
>> Ontology Metadata Vocabulary". In: Proceedings of the International  
>> Workshop
>> on Ontology Patterns for the Semantic Web, located at the conference
>> International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC2005. November, 2005.  
>> Galway,
>> Ireland.
>>
>> --
>>
>> Prof. Asunción Gómez-Pérez
>>
>> Director of the Ontology Engineering Group
>>
>> Facultad de Informática
>>
>> Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
>>
>> Campus de Montegancedo, sn
>>
>> Boadilla del Monte, 28660, Spain
>>
>> Home page: www.oeg-upm.net
>>
>> Email: asun@fi.upm.es
>>
>> Phone: (34-91) 336-7417
>>
>> Fax: (34-91) 352-4819
>
>
>
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