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Re: Crowdsourcing request 2: Crisis platform data from http://chile.ushahidi.com/

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2010 14:38:40 -0500
Message-ID: <4B900C40.8000004@openlinksw.com>
To: Aldo Bucchi <aldo.bucchi@gmail.com>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, digitales-por-chile@googlegroups.com
Aldo Bucchi wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Here's another RDF conversion task that is in the queue and it falls
> in the public domain.
>
> Ushahidi is a crisis management platform that has been used in the
> Haiti crisis and other and is being used in Chile as well via
> http://chile.ushahidi.com/
>
> It provides a facility to download the data as CSV from:
> http://chile.ushahidi.com/download
>
> Again, the requirement is to transform this to RDF using pertinent
> ontologies and doing it as richly as possible
> We then slurp it into a Virtuoso instance where we will try to link
> this with main organizational entities in the country and data from
> other feeds.
>
> Anyone? :)
>
> Thanks!
> A
>
>
>
>   
Aldo,

We have a CSV Cartridge, so if you update your RDF Mappers VAD, you have 
a head strart re. CSV to RDF. Then you also have the ability to make a 
mapping ontology etc..

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OpenLink Software     
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