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Re: data schema / vocabulary / ontology / repositories

From: Christopher Gutteridge <cjg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 21:18:01 +0000
Message-ID: <EMEW3|738428549dae36a85c8f58125b50db33n2CLIE03cjg|ecs.soton.ac.uk|4D7D3489.2030008@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
CC: Dieter Fensel <dieter.fensel@sti2.at>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, semantic-web <semantic-web@w3.org>
That gives me quite an interesting idea.. you could do some studies with 
queries to find what predicates were used to link common classes, e.g. 
link people to documents, to places, to other people...

Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 3/13/11 12:15 PM, Dieter Fensel wrote:
>> Dear all,
>>
>> for a number of projects I was searching for vocabularies/Ontologies
>> to describe linked data. Could you please recommend me places
>> where to look for them? I failed to find a convenient entrance point 
>> for such
>> kind of information. I only found some scattered information here and
>> there?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Dieter
>
> Dieter,
>
> Do you mean: I would a place where I can search for vocabularies and 
> assess their usage across LOD datasets? Goal being reuse of existing 
> terms re. new datasets coming into the burgeoning LOD cloud?
>
> If the above is true, the you can do the following:
>
> 1. Goto http://lod.openlinksw.com  -- the live 15 Billion+ triples LOD 
> Cloud Cache we maintain
> 2. Enter a text pattern (with Class, Property, or Vocabulary discovery 
> in mind)
> 3. On receipt of the initial results page, use the Links in the 
> Navigation section to filter by Type or other Attributes (so you are 
> looking for Entities of type: Ontology or Class or Property
> 4. Once you find one of the Entity Types above, click on the 
> "describe" link
> 5. At this point navigation should be obvious i.e. you can use 
> isDefinedby to find the Ontology associated with Classes and 
> Properties or use the inverse relations to find the Class and 
> Properties defined by an Ontology.
>
> Hope this helps. 
>
> -- 
>
> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen	      
> President & CEO 
> OpenLink Software     
> Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
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>
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