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RE: www.shopforia.com exposes GoodRelations in RDFa for 104,000 items / 5 mio. triples

From: Hondros, Constantine <Constantine.Hondros@wolterskluwer.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 12:57:39 +0200
To: "martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org" <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6C01B6D23EB50A4487054D57249A0B0109E6644611@EUSRVWK01005.eu.wkeurope.com>
Looking at the example source, I'm curious what's going on here:

<div class="description" about="http://www.shopforia.com/" typeof="owl:Ontology">
   <div rel="owl:imports" resource="http://www.w3.org/2006/vcard/ns"></div>
   <div rel="owl:imports" resource="http://purl.org/goodrelations/v1"></div>

Is this considered good practise? I can't see the benefit this might give to any agent making use of the triples.

-----Original Message-----
From: public-lod-request@w3.org [mailto:public-lod-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Martin Hepp (UniBW)
Sent: 28 April 2010 11:07
To: public-lod@w3.org
Subject: www.shopforia.com exposes GoodRelations in RDFa for 104,000 items / 5 mio. triples

Dear all:
I am happy to announce one of many new major sources of GoodRelations data:

http://www.shopforia.com/ recently added GoodRelations in RDFa to their 104,000 items pages in 26 categories:

Example:
http://www.shopforia.com/cgi-bin/apf4/apf4.cgi?Operation=ItemLookup&ItemId=B003DRBA3S

Sitemap: There seems to be no sitemap for the site, but you can reconstruct it by 1. crawling
        http://www.shopforia.com/cgi-bin/apf4/apf4.cgi?SearchIndex=<Category>&ItemPage=<n>  with n = 1...400 for Category = Apparel, Beauty etc. and 2. extracting all item links, which follow the pattern
        http://www.shopforia.com/cgi-bin/apf4/apf4.cgi?Operation=ItemLookup&ItemId=<ASIN>, with ASIN = e.g. B0009RL86E

Many items have EAN/UPC codes, which allows for powerful linking with product model data (features etc.).

I guess that the total amount of triples will be in the order of magnitude of 50 triples per page x 104,000 pages = 5,200,000 triples.


Best wishes

Martin Hepp

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Project page:
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Resources for developers:
http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GoodRelations

Webcasts:
Overview - http://www.heppnetz.de/projects/goodrelations/webcast/
How-to   - http://vimeo.com/7583816

Recipe for Yahoo SearchMonkey:
http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GoodRelations_and_Yahoo_SearchMonkey

Talk at the Semantic Technology Conference 2009:
"Semantic Web-based E-Commerce: The GoodRelations Ontology"
http://www.slideshare.net/mhepp/semantic-webbased-ecommerce-the-goodrelations-ontology-1535287

Overview article on Semantic Universe:
http://www.semanticuniverse.com/articles-semantic-web-based-e-commerce-webmasters-get-ready.html

Tutorial materials:
ISWC 2009 Tutorial: The Web of Data for E-Commerce in Brief: A Hands-on
Introduction to the GoodRelations Ontology, RDFa, and Yahoo! SearchMonkey
http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/Web_of_Data_for_E-Commerce_Tutorial_ISWC2009




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