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Re: OpenCalais Linked Data

From: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 10:22:25 +0000
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
CC: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C5A733E1.290ED%hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

Thank you Kingsley  a step forward.
I can see how I would get from a few URIs to opencalais ones, and I now have
one for Lehman XS Nim Co and the BBC.
But I still haven't got from "Tim Berners-Lee" to opencalais.
Any more help?


On 28/01/2009 21:28, "Kingsley Idehen" <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> On 1/28/09 3:25 PM, Hugh Glaser wrote:
>> I was of course excited by the appearance of the news article about
>> OpenCalais in the esw wiki.
>> So like many of us, I hope, I trundled over there to see if I could do some
>> linkage to it from my LD.
>> Having failed, I guess my question is, how do I find the URIs in Calais so I
>> can link to them?
>>
> Hugh,
>
> We've had to build a Calais Meta Cartridge that is used by our Sponger
> Middleware (inside Virtuoso) to lookup URIs from Calais (which also
> lookups up URIs from DBpedia and other sources).
>
> An easy way to see Calais and Zemanta (which is a similar NLP service
> aimed at different sources) is via out public Sponger Service at:
>
> http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/html/<some-web-resource-url> .
> Examples:
>
> 1.
> http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/html/http://search.twitter.com/search?q=
> %22Linked+Data%22
> - opencalais URIs are seeAlso values, ditto Zemanta related data (the
> image links for instance)
> 2.
> http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/html/http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business
> /7856020.stm
> - ditto
>
> Note: A Meta Cartridge simply post-processes the initial Linked Data
> graph output from our standard Extractor Cartridges (RDFizers), with the
> sole aim of adding fidelity to the graphs ultimately emitted by the
> Sponger, via Lookups across LOD and a plethora of services.
>
> --
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen       Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
> President&  CEO
> OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
>
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