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Re: Contd: UMBEL Effect re. Faceted Browsing

From: Jason Kolb <jason.kolb@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2009 16:32:49 -0500
Message-ID: <fa14089e0901091332l6d214c74u756ab08186e78a19@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Kingsley Idehen" <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
That's cool stuff Kingsley.  Seeing the two next to each other (with and
w/out Umbel) makes it easy to see the value that Umbel adds.

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 4:25 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>wrote:

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> All,
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> One thing that should emerge from this server side faceted browser demo is
> the impact of inferencing based on UMBEL ontology.
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> Remember, UMBEL provides binding between the OpenCyc Upper Ontology and
> domain specific ontologies such as FOAF. Compare items 1&2 for an example of
> the effect of this Ontology "Meshup":
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> 1.
> http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/html/http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/Person (no UMBEL inferencing enabled)
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> 2.
> http://b3s.openlinksw.com/about/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fxmlns.com%2Ffoaf%2F0.1%2FPerson&sid=177 (UMBEL inferencing enabled)
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> Note the expanse of the FOAF vocabulary's graph courtesy of UMBEL linkage
> to other ontologies via  Equivalence, Subclass, and other links (what Fred
> refers to as  "domain explosion" in some of his blog posts).
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> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen       Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen<http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/%7Ekidehen>
> President&  CEO
> OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
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