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Re: LOD, TechPresentations.org and Semantic MediaWiki

From: Sergey Chernyshev <lodlist.w3c.org@antispam.sergeychernyshev.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 08:11:54 -0500
Message-ID: <9984a7a70804020611w6c51d5afr68d9b3f859992fe6@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org
OK, it looks like I came across some deep ontology-writing task ;) I'll
definitely keep you posted and hope to have something usable outside of
TechPresentations.

       Sergey


On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 10:23 AM, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:

>
>
> Sergey Chernyshev wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> >
> > I see two major parts here:
> > 1. Using some open vocabulary for describing the data. The question here
> > is how do I find a vocabulary? The only one relatively close to
> > TechPresentations is http://www.w3.org/2004/08/Presentations.owl (thanks
> > to Ivan Herman for this!), but it's definitely geared towards w3c's
> > activities
> >
>
> Sergey,
>
> yes, that ontology is far from perfect (and that is an understatement).
> First of all, as you say, it was really done for W3C stuff but, beyond that,
> it is fairly old, it was done before the sudden blossoming of various
> vocabularies out there (eg, it still uses some vocabularies for persons that
> come before foaf really came to the fore).
>
> As Richard said, you should try to reuse as much as you can from DC, foaf,
> etc. I would definitely use the January 2008 version of the DC terms,
> b.t.w.:
>
> http://dublincore.org/documents/dcmi-terms/
>
> DCMI has cleaned up lots of things. You may need only a few additional
> terms.
>
> But: please, when done, publish the ontology! We need it:-)
>
> Cheers
>
> ivan
>
>
>
>
> > --
> > Sergey Chernyshev
> > http://www.sergeychernyshev.com/
> >
>
> --
>
> Ivan Herman, W3C Semantic Web Activity Lead
> Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
> PGP Key: http://www.ivan-herman.net/pgpkey.html
> FOAF: http://www.ivan-herman.net/foaf.rdf
>



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Sergey Chernyshev
http://www.sergeychernyshev.com/
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