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From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 10:14:40 +0000
Cc: Richard Creamer <2to32minus1@gmail.com>
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To: Government Linked Data Working Group WG <public-gld-wg@w3.org>

Forward with Richard's permission.

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> From: Richard Creamer <2to32minus1@gmail.com>
> Date: 28 January 2012 17:53:48 GMT
> To: michael.hausenblas@deri.org
> Subject: Person vocabulary ideas/suggestions
>
> Hi Michael,
>
>
> Thank you for your posting requesting input.
>
>
> Below are some comments and ideas.  I hope they are not too off topic.
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Rick
>
>
> -----
>
>
>
> I’m not a Semantic Web guru (primarily because of limitations/ 
> critical omissions I think it has/lacks which have prevented me from  
> using SW in the past, present and future).  That said, I have done  
> quite a bit of informal research into applied modeling of everything  
> using RDF-like tuples.  Here is a slide which describes my  
> preliminary thinking on how I would implement Quads (an RDF triple +  
> triple UUID): http://goo.gl/ZHlhK but unfortunately, it now appears  
> that Google Sites has converted my lossless compression PNG file to  
> lossyL  So, I’m attaching the lossless slide image.  (I have coded a  
> simple Java QuadStore class, btw.)
>
>
> Here are my informal, non-subject-matter-expert comments:
>
> ·         For each attribute you add to your vocabulary for people:
>
> o   Consider adding an uncertainty and temporal metadata triples:
>
> §  Reify primary statement:
>
> ·         Uuid1, type, RdfTriple
>
> ·         Uuid1, subject, FredUuid
>
> ·         Uuid, predicate, Employer
>
> ·         Uuid, object, IBM
>
> §  Add uncertainty statement
>
> ·         Uuid2, type RdfTriple
>
> ·         Uuid2, subject, Uuid1 (above statement’s uuid)
>
> ·         Uuid2, predicate, Uncertainty
>
> ·         Uuid2, object, 1.0
>
> §  Add temporal statements
>
> ·         Begin time:
>
> o   Uuid3, type, RdfTriple
>
> o   Uuid3, subject, Uuid1 (Fred, Employer, IBM)
>
> o   Uuid3, predicate, BeginTime
>
> o   Uuid3, object, “July 3, 2005”
>
> ·         End time:
>
> o   Uuid4, type, RdfTriple
>
> o   Uuid4, subject, Uuid1 (Fred, Employer, IBM)
>
> o   Uuid4, predicate, EndTime
>
> o   Uuid4, object, “March 22, 2007”
>
>
> ·         The below isn’t really individual-human related, but  
> perhaps it will give you further, analogous ideas…
>
> o   Below is a list of potential Java interfaces I was contemplating  
> in a system I was brainstorming about which would try to model and  
> predict the future of the actions/behaviors of nations for  
> application domains such as national security.
>
> o   Perhaps a similar brainstorming exercise, but for individuals,  
> may result in your identifying additional attributes (vocabulary  
> elements) for your person vocabulary.  (Some of the below might be  
> applicable to an Organization vocabulary.)
>
> §  Please realize this was just a list I brainstormed in about 30  
> minutes in 2004..
>
> §  It is extremely “half-baked”
>
> §  Realize that for each Java interface below, there would be many  
> methods defined.  These methods would be roughly analogous to  
> predicates in RDF.
>
> §  Candidate Geopolitical Java Interfaces (Countries)
>
> ·         Stateful
>
> ·         Posturable
>
> ·         Arguable
>
> ·         Expansionist
>
> ·         Aggressive
>
> ·         Militaristic
>
> ·         Diplomatic
>
> ·         Political
>
> ·         Economic
>
> ·         MultiCultural
>
> ·         Commerce
>
> ·         Racist
>
> ·         Oppressive
>
> ·         Intelligence
>
> ·         GeospatialReach
>
> ·         StabilityPolitical
>
> ·         StabilityMilitary
>
> ·         StabilityEconomic
>
> ·         Ally
>
> ·         Enemy
>
> ·         Populace
>
> ·         Neutral
>
> ·         OceanState
>
> ·         LandState
>
> ·         Geographic
>
> ·         IslandState
>
> ·         BorderSharer
>
> ·         Shipping
>
> ·         SpaceCapabilities
>
> ·         Historical
>
> ·         Religions
>
> ·         MonoEthnicity
>
> ·         PolyEthnicity
>
> ·         InternationalLawAbider
>
> ·         OilProducer, OilExporter, OilImporter
>
> ·         NuclearEnergyCapability
>
> ·         NuclearWeaponCapable
>
> ·         ChemWeaponCapble
>
> ·         Agricultural
>
> ·         FoodExporter, FoodImporter
>
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