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Re: [HELP] Can you please update information about your dataset?

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 16:26:49 +0100
To: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C6AB40C9.7719%michael.hausenblas@deri.org>

Bernard,

> Richard, all
> 
> I've done my homework and added a voiD description of lingvoj.org
> dataset at http://www.lingvoj.org/void

A+ ;)

And as a tiny kudo: added this fact to the voiD site [1] ...

Cheers,
      Michael

[1] http://semanticweb.org/wiki/VoiD#Examples_in_the_Wild

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> From: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
> Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 16:08:38 +0200
> To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
> Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: [HELP] Can you please update information about your dataset?
> Resent-From: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
> Resent-Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 14:09:44 +0000
> 
> Richard, all
> 
> I've done my homework and added a voiD description of lingvoj.org
> dataset at http://www.lingvoj.org/void
> It's still minimal, but at least got stats. Links stuff to be added ASAP.
> For those who might care, note that it links to a new FOAF profile at
> http://www.lingvoj.org/foaf.rdf
> 
> Bernard
> 
> Richard Cyganiak a écrit :
>> The problem at hand is: How to get reasonably accurate and up-to-date
>> statistics about the LOD cloud?
>> 
>> I see three workable methods for this.
>> 
>> 1. Compile the statistics from voiD descriptions published by
>> individual dataset maintainers. This is what Hugh proposes below.
>> Enabling this is one of the main reason why we created voiD. There has
>> to be better tools for creating voiD before this happens. The tools
>> could be, for example, manual entry forms that spit out voiD
>> (voiD-o-matic?), or analyzers that read a dump and spit out a skeleton
>> voiD file.
>> 
>> 2. Hand-compile the statistics by watching public-lod, trawling
>> project home pages, emailing dataset maintainers, and fixing things
>> when dataset maintainers complain. This is how I created the original
>> LOD cloud diagram in Berlin, and after I left Berlin, Anja has done a
>> great job keeping it up to date despite its massive growth. We will
>> continue to update it on a best-effort basis for the foreseeable
>> future. A voiD version of the information underlying the diagram is in
>> the pipeline. Others can do as we did.
>> 
>> 3. Anyone who has a copy of a big part of the cloud (e.g. OpenLink and
>> we at Sindice) can potentially calculate the statistics. This is
>> non-trivial because we just have triples, and we need to
>> reverse-engineer datasets and linksets from them, it involves
>> computation over quite serious amounts of data, and in the end you
>> still won't have good labels or homepages for the datasets. While this
>> approach is possible, it seems to me that there are better uses of
>> engineering and research resources.
>> 
>> There is a fourth process that, IMO, does NOT work:
>> 
>> 4. Send an email to public-lod asking "Everyone please enter your
>> dataset in this wikipage/GoogleSpreadsheet/fancyAppOfTheWeek."
>> 
>> Best,
>> Richard
>> 
> 
> 
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