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Re: [ANN] Linked Open Colors

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2011 18:35:08 +0530
Cc: Christopher Gutteridge <cjg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>, Sergio Fernández <sergio.fernandez@fundacionctic.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-Id: <92199508-05AC-4630-B21B-6ECD0B72A52C@cyganiak.de>
To: Tim Hodson <hodson.tim@gmail.com>
On 1 Apr 2011, at 16:49, Tim Hodson wrote:
> Funny you should mention it but....
> 
> http://data.colourphon.co.uk/id/colour/00f300
> 
> A serious project that I have been playing with in my spare time -
> just for the fun of it really :)

And there's Toby Inkster's color URIs:
http://ontologi.es/colour/00F300

First one to sameAs these three datasets wins an Internet!

Best,
Richard


> 
> Tim
> ---
> @timhodson
> Technical Consultant at Talis Systems Ltd.
> 
> 
> On 1 April 2011 10:29, Christopher Gutteridge <cjg@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Suggested future work:
>> * Relate each colour to a brightness, hue and saturation URI. Maybe also
>> link to RDF documents for the combinations of b+h, n+s and h+s so people can
>> see variants of saturation, brightness and hue.
>> * Link to the complimentary colour (inverse)
>> * Link to the harmonious colours
>> * Link to the nearest 'web safe' colour.
>> * Give all colours a label, even if it's just the label for the nearest web
>> safe color. If http://linkedopencolors.appspot.com/color/rgb/85a3ce.rdf said
>> 'light blue' somewhere it would have far more utility.
>> * Define some useful predicates; for example to relate an image to the major
>> colour(s) used within it.
>> * provide a .png as well as .rdf and .html so people can link to a swatch of
>> the colour.
>> * provide a recommended way to indicate transparency (which is possibly
>> separate from colour?) Perhaps also other properties like reflectivity etc.
>> 
>> Anyhow, I've knocked up a quick image-to-RDF service;
>> http://graphite.ecs.soton.ac.uk/img2rdf/
>> 
>> Example output: http://is.gd/3h0Ais
>> 
>> I've limited it to 10K pixels for now. Code available on request.
>> 
>> Richard Cyganiak wrote:
>> 
>> On 1 Apr 2011, at 13:32, John Goodwin wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> Thank you for this - very useful. Also very timely as OS are about to
>> release all raster mapping products in RDF.
>> 
>> 
>> That's about time! I want to use SPARQL CONSTRUCT for image processing.
>> 
>> Best,
>> Richard
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> John
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: public-lod-request@w3.org on behalf of Sergio Fernández
>> Sent: Fri 4/1/2011 08:45
>> To: Linked Data community
>> Subject: [ANN] Linked Open Colors
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> for giving some color to the semantic web folks, we are happy to
>> announce the release the "Linked Open Colors" dataset [1]. The Linked
>> Open Colors project offers tons of facts about colors, all readily
>> available as Linked Open Data, linking with other relevant datasets
>> such as dbpedia.
>> 
>> The dataset and its publication mechanisms have been pedantically
>> checked, and we expect no errors in the triples; if you do find some,
>> please let us know.
>> 
>> This project is highly inspired by Linked Open Numbers project [2].
>> Happy April Fools' Day!
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> 
>> [1] http://purl.org/colors
>> [2] http://km.aifb.kit.edu/projects/numbers/
>> 
>> --
>> Carlos Tejo, Iván Mínguez and Sergio Fernández
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