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Re: ANN: http://www.productontology.org - more than 300,000 specific OWL DL classes for types of objects

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2011 19:37:46 +0000
Message-ID: <4D6D4B0A.8040606@webr3.org>
To: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
CC: semantic-web@w3.org, public-lod@w3.org
Martin,

Very nice and most useful! (300,000!) great work :)

Best,

Nathan

Martin Hepp wrote:
> Dear all:
> 
> We are happy to release http://www.productontology.org, an online-service
> that provides valid OWL DL class definitions for all of the ca. 300,000 types
> of products or services that are contained in the 3.5 million Wikipedia entries.
> 
> In short, www.productontology.org provides for the schema level what DBpedia 
> provides for the data / instance level of the Semantic Web.
> 
> A few examples:
> 
>    Laser_printer   http://www.productontology.org/id/Laser_printer
>    Manure_spreader http://www.productontology.org/id/Manure_spreader
>    Racing_bicycle  http://www.productontology.org/id/Racing_bicycle
>    Soldering_iron  http://www.productontology.org/id/Soldering_iron
>    Sweet_potato    http://www.productontology.org/id/Sweet_potato
> 
> The Product Ontology is designed to be compatible with the GoodRelations 
> Ontology for e-commerce, but it can be used for any other Semantic Web or
> Linked Data purpose that requires class definitions for objects.
> 
> All Wikipedia translations are preserved.
> 
> Background informations and FAQs: 
>   http://www.productontology.org/#faq
> 
> Examples in RDF/XML, Turtle, and RDFa:
>   http://www.productontology.org/#examples
> 
> Any feedback is highly appreciated!
> 
> Acknowledgments: Thanks to Axel Polleres, Andreas Radinger, Alex Stolz, and
> Giovanni Tummarello for very valuable feedback. 
> 
> The work on The Product Types Ontology has been supported by the German Federal
> Ministry of Research (BMBF) by a grant under the KMU Innovativ program as part
> of the Intelligent Match project (FKZ 01IS10022B).
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------
> martin hepp
> e-business & web science research group
> universitaet der bundeswehr muenchen
> 
> e-mail:  hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org
> phone:   +49-(0)89-6004-4217
> fax:     +49-(0)89-6004-4620
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> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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