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RE: [call for comments] voiD - vocabulary of interlinked datasets

From: Hausenblas, Michael <michael.hausenblas@joanneum.at>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 13:26:53 +0200
Message-ID: <768DACDC356ED04EA1F1130F97D29852017108B0@RZJC2EX.jr1.local>
To: "Jun Zhao" <jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: "Raimond, Yves" <yves.raimond@gmail.com>, <public-lod@w3.org>


Jun,

>I think Yves' proposal kind of hits our complexity-line.

Yes, this was kinda my feeling as well. However, Richard and/or Keith might want to add something to this as well :)

Anyways, I think it is important to gather these ideas; that's why I proposed the Wiki for it ...

Cheers,
	Michael

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 Michael Hausenblas, MSc.
 Institute of Information Systems & Information Management
 JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
  
 http://www.joanneum.at/iis/
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jun Zhao [mailto:jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk] 
>Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 1:21 PM
>To: Hausenblas, Michael
>Cc: Raimond, Yves; public-lod@w3.org
>Subject: Re: [call for comments] voiD - vocabulary of 
>interlinked datasets
>
>
>Hi Michael,
>
>I think Yves' proposal kind of hits our complexity-line. Do 
>you remember 
>we drew something about the complexity that voiD is aiming to solve at 
>the right corner of the poster? That might give people some idea the 
>sort of the complexity we want to expose in voiD "at the 
>starting point" :)
>
>Yves,
>
>There is an excellent paper in ESWC by Andy Langegger. I think 
>you might 
>also be interested:
>
>/A Semantic Web Middleware for Virtual Data Integration on the Web
>/Andreas Langegger, Wolfram Wöß, Martin Blöchl (Johannes Kepler 
>University Linz)
>
>cheers,
>
>J.
>> Yves,
>>
>> Brilliant idea! IMHO, however, I fear a bit too advanced for now ;)
>>
>> Really, I think we need something like this (and the stuff Andy
>> Langegger does), BUT let us please first focus on the simple, general
>> purpose things like stating what is in an LOD dataset and 
>how/where does
>> it link to. Please DO add your proposal to the Wiki page, 
>I've created a
>> section for it [1].
>>
>> Cheers,
>> 	Michael
>>
>> [1]
>> 
>http://community.linkeddata.org/MediaWiki/index.php?MetaLOD#Ext
ensions_a
>> nd_feature_requests
>>
>> ----------------------------------------------------------
>>  Michael Hausenblas, MSc.
>>  Institute of Information Systems & Information Management
>>  JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
>>   
>>  http://www.joanneum.at/iis/
>> ----------------------------------------------------------
>>  
>>
>>   
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Yves Raimond [mailto:yves.raimond@gmail.com] 
>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2008 12:16 PM
>>> To: Jun Zhao
>>> Cc: Hausenblas, Michael; public-lod@w3.org
>>> Subject: Re: [call for comments] voiD - vocabulary of 
>>> interlinked datasets
>>>
>>> Hello!
>>>
>>>     
>>>>>         
>>> http://community.linkeddata.org/MediaWiki/index.php?MetaLOD#Kic
>>>     
>> k-off_mee
>>   
>>>>> ting_at_ESWC08
>>>>>
>>>>>         
>>> Really interesting indeed :-) I am still looking for an 
>effective way
>>> of describing the content of a dataset, and I came across RIRO
>>> recently, which has a part about graph patterns in RDF -
>>> http://vocab.org/riro/gpt.html  (look at the other RIRO 
>ontologies to
>>> put that back into context).
>>>
>>> I think this might be a bit too complex though. I also thought about
>>> the following possibility: having something like:
>>>
>>> :dataset void:example  :example.
>>>
>>> where :example is a small RDF document holding an example 
>of what you
>>> could find in this dataset. For example, I might have -
>>>
>>> :example {
>>> :both a mo:MusicArtist; foaf:made :rec.
>>> :rec mo:available_as :playlist.
>>> }
>>>
>>> Then, it would be easy enough to SPARQL for "datasets that 
>hold music
>>> artists and related playlists".
>>>
>>> Cheers!
>>> y
>>>
>>>     
>
>
>-- 
>Dr. Jun Zhao
>Image Bioinformatics Research Group
>
>Department of Zoology, University of Oxford
>South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
>E-mail: jun.zhao@zoo.ox.ac.uk
>Direct phone: +44-(0)1865-281094
>Department fax: +44-(0)1865-310447 
>
>
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