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Re: [ANN] Linked Open Colors

From: Tim Hodson <hodson.tim@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2011 12:19:47 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTik-k8XMxdVW3M3=NPtB0Q_mqWNp1CoWZO5bnU5Z@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christopher Gutteridge <cjg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Cc: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, John Goodwin <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>, Sergio Fernández <sergio.fernandez@fundacionctic.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Chris,
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 :)

Tim
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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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