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Re: Organization ontology

From: Damian Steer <d.steer@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2010 10:37:54 +0100
Message-ID: <4C04D4F2.1050301@bristol.ac.uk>
To: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@googlemail.com>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
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On 01/06/10 08:50, Dave Reynolds wrote:
> We would like to announce the availability of an ontology for
> description of organizational structures including government
> organizations.

Looks good Dave.

This is fairly close to AIISO [1], which I'm using for our university
structure. I'll ping them to suggest adding subproperty mappings.

> Any changes to the ontology involving removal of, or modification to,
> existing terms (but not necessarily addition of new terms) will be
> announced to these lists. We suggest that any discussion take place on
> the public-lod list to avoid further cross-posting.

Suggestion: skos provides <property> and <property>Transitive [2] as a
transitive variant. I find this pattern useful for expressing the ground
facts (dept unitOf faculty) and woolier inferences for navigation (dept
unitOfTransitive univ).

Damian

[1] <http://vocab.org/aiiso/schema>
[2] <http://www.w3.org/TR/skos-primer/#sectransitivebroader>
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