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Re: Contd: UMBEL Effect re. Faceted Browsing

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 16:48:10 -0500
Message-ID: <4967C61A.6030109@openlinksw.com>
To: Jason Kolb <jason.kolb@gmail.com>
CC: public-lod@w3.org

On 1/9/09 4:32 PM, Jason Kolb wrote:
> 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.
Jason,

Yes, which is why I took an oath (with myself) last year to only demo or 
write about UMBEL when I have a simple high impact demo :-)

More to come.

Happy New Year!

Kingsley
>
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 4:25 PM, Kingsley Idehen 
> <kidehen@openlinksw.com <mailto:kidehen@openlinksw.com>> wrote:
>
>
>     All,
>
>     One thing that should emerge from this server side faceted browser
>     demo is the impact of inferencing based on UMBEL ontology.
>
>     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":
>
>     1.
>     http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/html/http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/Person
>      (no UMBEL inferencing enabled)
>
>     2.
>     http://b3s.openlinksw.com/about/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fxmlns.com%2Ffoaf%2F0.1%2FPerson&sid=177
>     <http://b3s.openlinksw.com/about/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fxmlns.com%2Ffoaf%2F0.1%2FPerson&sid=177>
>      (UMBEL inferencing enabled)
>
>     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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Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	      Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
President&  CEO
OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
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