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Re: Any reason for ontology reuse?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2010 16:22:55 -0500
Message-ID: <4CF95FAF.5060904@openlinksw.com>
To: Percy Enrique Rivera Salas <privera.salas@gmail.com>
CC: public-lod@w3.org, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
On 12/3/10 3:15 PM, Percy Enrique Rivera Salas wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I would like to know, which are the specific reason(s),
> for reuse terms from well-known vocabularies in the process of Publish 
> Linked Data on the Web?
> (Thesis, dissertation or paper references are very welcome.)
>
> In [1] we can find one reason.
>
> /"In order to make it as easy as possible for client applications to 
> process your data,
> /
> /you should reuse terms from well-known vocabularies wherever possible"/
>
> Any other reason?
>
> Thanks in advance for your help.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Percy
>
> [1]http://www4.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/bizer/pub/LinkedDataTutorial/
Percy,

Network Effect++ :-)

Using common terms increases the probability of serendipitous links to 
other data items across Linked Data Spaces.


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