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Re: [ANN] Wordnet 3.0 as LOD: RFC

From: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 01:50:08 +0000
To: Jacco van Ossenbruggen <Jacco.van.Ossenbruggen@cwi.nl>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
CC: Mark van Assem <mark@cs.vu.nl>, Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
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Sorry to be slow - been away, and am lazy :-)

That sounds great - stable LD URIs for these things are important.
I find I did a version of all this as LD (with SPARQL, voiD, etc) when the
Billion triples challenge came out last year, at
http://wordnet.rkbexplorer.com/ .
I'm would guess it's out of date, and probably rougher than yours, but it
might be useful if you sent me the sameas pairs and I will stuff them in
sameas.org, in case anyone has used our URIs in the meantime.
Linking is good.


On 17/06/2010 13:29, "Jacco van Ossenbruggen"
<Jacco.van.Ossenbruggen@cwi.nl> wrote:

> Dear all,
> We have published a beta version of the RDF version of Princeton's
> Wordnet 3.0 at
>      http://semanticweb.cs.vu.nl/lod/wn30/
> We hope that this can version can quickly develop into a stable resource
> for the LOD community, and therefore request your comments and
> feedback.  If you have any concrete tips for improvements or additions,
> please let us know.
> This new conversion has been made by Mark van Assem and colleagues,
> using an updated version of the same software that was used to create
> the 2.0 version hosted by W3C [1].  We again aim at a complete
> conversion of the original data published by Princeton (a.k.a the "full"
> version), and have retained the option to choose the more light weight
> "basic" version (see [1]) for details).
> We would like to have the RDF schema and uri scheme stable as soon as
> possible, so if you have suggestions in this area, please let us know
> a.s.a.p.  The mappings to Wordnet 2.0 and other related resources are
> still work in progress, as is a SKOS-compliant version.
> Cheers,
> Jacco
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/wordnet-rdf/
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