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Re: vocabularies and data alignment

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 07:31:36 -0400
Message-ID: <4A323C98.1030003@openlinksw.com>
To: François Scharffe <francois.scharffe@inria.fr>
CC: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, Jerome Euzenat <Jerome.Euzenat@inrialpes.fr>
François Scharffe wrote:
> Hugh Glaser wrote:
>> Hi,
>> To put it in simple terms for me :-)
>> Are you after the algorithms we use to identify when two instances 
>> are the same?
>> Best
>> Hugh
>
> Yes !
>
> François

So if the answer is "Yes". Then do you mean things in the ABox and TBox? 
Must be clear here as being too generic leads to confusion.

sameAs is not the best way to align things in the TBox.

Kingsley
>
>>
>> On 11/06/2009 12:57, "François Scharffe" <francois.scharffe@inria.fr> 
>> wrote:
>>
>> Dear LODers,
>>
>> There has been a couple of discussions already on this list on the need
>> for a vocabulary to represent correspondences between terms of different
>> vocabularies. We also saw recently various tools (e.g. Silk, ODDlinker)
>> allowing to automatically interlink datasets given a specification of
>> what should be linked.
>>
>> However, there is currently no common way to publish and share this
>> information (i.e., not the links but the way to generate them, see [1]
>> for precision).
>>
>> We are setting up an experiment [1] to see if it is possible to provide
>> useful services from this data. But for that purpose we need your help.
>>
>> So this is a call for contribution: we are collecting any specification
>> of link generator for the LOD graph.
>>
>> Of course, do not hesitate to comment on the idea or to tell us if you
>> want to be involved.
>>
>> We promise a report on this by the end of summer (northern hemisphere 
>> :).
>>
>> Cheers,
>> François
>>
>> [1] http://melinda.inrialpes.fr
>>
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