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Re: ANN: sameas.org

From: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2009 16:41:45 +0100
To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
CC: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Ian Millard <icm@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Message-ID: <EMEW3|40ae66d2333c5a3ea4939ce3798ddb2cl58Gfu02hg|ecs.soton.ac.uk|B93A%hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
On 04/06/2009 00:54, "Richard Cyganiak" <richard@cyganiak.de> wrote:
Many thanks.
Hope Ian's mods sort of fit:
> Hugh, Ian,
<snip />
>> 
>        dc:title "Co-references from sameAs.org for foaf.rdf#cygri" .
Done.
> 
> Then, a foaf:primaryTopic triple would make several tools (most of all
> Tabulator) very happy:
> 
>    <http://sameas.org/rdf?uri=http://richard.cyganiak.de/foaf.rdf%23cygri
>> 
>        foaf:primaryTopic <http://richard.cyganiak.de/foaf.rdf#cygri> .
Done.
> 
> Furthermore, what about dc:license?
Done.
So 
<http://sameas.org/rdf?uri=http%3A%2F%2Frichard.cyganiak.de%2Ffoaf.rdf%23cyg
ri>
  dc:creator "sameAs.org" ;
  dc:title "Co-references from sameAs.org for
http://richard.cyganiak.de/foaf.rdf#cygri" ;
  foaf:primaryTopic <http://richard.cyganiak.de/foaf.rdf#cygri> ;
  dct:license <http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/> .
> 
> In the case of /rdf?q=xxx, some nod in the direction of Sindice, e.g.
> via dc:source pointing to the Sindice RDF result, would be nice.
Done.
So:
<http://sameas.org/rdf?q=London>
  dc:creator "sameAs.org" ;
  dc:creator "sindice.com" ;
  dc:title "Search results from sindice.com for \"London\" with
co-references applied by sameAs.org" ;
  dc:source <http://sindice.com/search?q=London> ;
  dct:license <http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/> .

> 
> You might want to put a higher-resolution logo graphic somewhere, so
> that people who use your service can display it, similar to how you
> use the Sindice logo.
Done on the about page.
> 
> Again, thanks for this service.
Thanks for the suggestions.
Hugh
> 
> Richard
> 
> 
> 
> On 3 Jun 2009, at 20:48, Hugh Glaser wrote:
> 
>> We are pleased to offer http://sameas.org/ as a service to provide
>> you with
>> help finding URIs.
>> 
>> It sort of does what it says:- if you provide a URI, it will give
>> you back
>> URIs that may well be co-referent, should any be known to it.
>> In addition, by using sindice.com, if you give it a string, it will
>> provide
>> bundles of URIs that correspond to looking up the string at Sindice
>> and
>> processing them at <sameas>.
>> 
>> Apart from the obvious use of the service through the web-form,
>> simple URIs
>> can be provided to do lookups:
>> http://sameas.org/?uri=http://dbpedia.org/resource/London
>> http://sameas.org/?q=London
>> The following formats are also supported:
>> rdf+xml, text/n3, application/json, text/plain
>> both through content negotiation and also as a specific URI.
>> For example:
>> http://sameas.org/rdf?uri=http://dbpedia.org/resource/London
>> http://sameas.org/n3?uri=http://dbpedia.org/resource/London
>> http://sameas.org/html?uri=http://dbpedia.org/resource/London
>> http://sameas.org/json?uri=http://dbpedia.org/resource/London
>> http://sameas.org/text?uri=http://dbpedia.org/resource/London
>> 
>> We believe that the Semantic Web and Linked Data need to develop
>> clear,
>> focussed, services that only do one or two things, so that they can be
>> composed and utilised by the more complex services, as well as
>> facilitating
>> re-use.
>> We hope that <sameas> fits into that category, and that Linked Data
>> application builders will find it an appropriate and useful service
>> for the
>> important task of discovering co-referent URIs.
>> In addition, by providing formats oriented towards non-Linked Data
>> application, we hope that the use of Linked Data can be spread even
>> wider.
>> 
>> We currently have about 18M URIs, with an average of 3 URIs per
>> bundle.
>> 
>> Best
>> 
>> Ian Millard and Hugh Glaser
>> 
>> 
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>>               School of Electronics and Computer Science,
>>               University of Southampton,
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>> 
>> "If we have a correct theory but merely prate about it, pigeonhole
>> it, and
>> do not put it into practice, then the theory, however good, is of no
>> significance."
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
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