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Re: Organization ontology

From: Kris Dev <krisdev@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 12:01:52 +0530
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To: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@googlemail.com>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, public-egov-ig@w3.org
Hi,

Congrats on the initiative.

We have developed e-Administration, an e-Platform for e-Governance. The
details are attached.

It can help to create Communities / Organizations with its divisions such as
- Geographic divisions, Functional activities, Departments, Positions,
Members / Employees, Contacts / Customers, etc. and also track all
communications / transactions.

Best,

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On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 1:20 PM, Dave Reynolds <
dave.e.reynolds@googlemail.com> wrote:

> We would like to announce the availability of an ontology for description
> of organizational structures including government organizations.
>
> This was motivated by the needs of the data.gov.uk project. After some
> checking we were unable to find an existing ontology that precisely met our
> needs and so developed this generic core, intended to be extensible to
> particular domains of use.
>
> The ontology is documented at [1] and some discussion on the requirements
> and design process are at [2].
>
> W3C have been kind enough to offer to host the ontology within the W3C
> namespace [3]. This does not imply that W3C endorses the ontology, nor that
> it is part of any standards process at this stage. They are simply providing
> a stable place for posterity.
>
> 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.
>
> Dave, Jeni, John
>
> [1] http://www.epimorphics.com/public/vocabulary/org.html
> [2]
> http://www.epimorphics.com/web/category/category/developers/organization-ontology
> [3] http://www.w3.org/ns/org# (available in RDF/XML, N3, Turtle via conneg
> or append .rdf/.n3/.ttl)
>
>


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