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Re: Organization ontology

From: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2010 13:56:46 +0100
To: Damian Steer <d.steer@bristol.ac.uk>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1275397006.4073.10.camel@dave-desktop>
On Tue, 2010-06-01 at 10:37 +0100, Damian Steer wrote:
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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.
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> 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.

Ah. I missed that one, despite having tried all the ontology search
tools I could think of. Thanks for pointing it out.

> > 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).

Yes, that's a good suggestion. I've put that on list to add.

Cheers,
Dave
Received on Tuesday, 1 June 2010 12:57:24 UTC

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