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Re: BBC Wildlife Ontology and RDF

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 16:53:24 -0500
Message-ID: <4B86F154.7040801@openlinksw.com>
To: Tom Scott <tascott@gmail.com>
CC: Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>
Tom Scott wrote:
> Hi
>
> We've started publishing RDF/XML for the BBC's Wildlife Finder 
> (http://www.bbc.co.uk/wildlifefinder/) - as with bbc.co.uk/programmes 
> <http://bbc.co.uk/programmes> and bbc.co.uk/music 
> <http://bbc.co.uk/music> we're using conneg to serve different 
> versions of the resources (currently RDF/XML and HTML), alternatively 
> just add .rdf to a URL 
> e.g. http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/species/Black_Grouse.rdf 
>
> If you want a bit of background to the project have a look at my 
> slides from yesterday's London Linked Data 
> meet-up: http://www.slideshare.net/derivadow/apis-and-apis-a-wildlife-ontology 
>
> A few things to note:
>
> 1. You can find the ontology here: purl.org/ontology/wo/ 
> <http://purl.org/ontology/wo/>
>
> 2. But we're in the process of making a few changes to the structure 
> of adaptation (http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/adaptations) and so haven't 
> published RDF for these just yet - these should be available soon;
>
> 3. The WO includes a couple of classes for conservation status - again 
> we're not publishing these resources just yet.
>
> 4. The video clips are restricted to the UK. Sorry.
>
> Anyway I hope you find this useful.
>
> Regards
> Tom
Cool!!

See URIBurner's descriptions:

1. http://bit.ly/aeEmI6
2. http://bit.ly/cy0K3t

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