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The Counter Ontology

From: Bob Ferris <zazi@elbklang.net>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 23:22:20 +0200
Message-ID: <4C23CC8C.1000603@elbklang.net>
To: music-ontology-specification-group@googlegroups.com, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Hello,

Apologies for cross posting ;)

Here is the Counter Ontology [1], which includes a general multiple 
purpose counter concept. This concept could be uses to associate any 
owl:Thing typed concept to (a) co:Counter instance(s) with the property 
co:counter or a specific sub property of it [2,3]. The second property 
of co:Counter is co:count, which is a simple xsd:int based datatype 
property. That means you could use this concept for things like for 
example play counter, skip counter or website hit counter.
Furthermore, this ontology includes already a predefined property to 
associate event specific (event:Event[4]) counter to its related events 
(co:event_counter). This enables the opportunity to trace back all 
related events, which are responsible for a specific count. Of course, 
this is also possible with all other owl:Thing typed concepts ;)

So please let me know, if this concept is strong enough as general 
multiple purpose counter concept. Feel free to add comments, suggestions 
and critics.

Cheers,


Bob

[1] 
http://motools.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/motools/counteronto/trunk/rdf/counterontology.n3
[2] 
http://motools.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/motools/counteronto/trunk/gfx/co_-_Counter.gif
[3] 
http://motools.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/motools/counteronto/trunk/gfx/co_-_Counter_graph.gif
[4] http://purl.org/ontology/event.owl#Event
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