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Re: ANN: Modular Unified Tagging Ontology (MUTO)

From: Steffen Lohmann <slohmann@inf.uc3m.es>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 11:19:12 +0100
Message-ID: <4EC63120.3030703@inf.uc3m.es>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
CC: public-lod@w3.org
On 17.11.2011 17:35, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 11/17/11 9:34 AM, Steffen Lohmann wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> we are pleased to announce version 1.0 release of the "Modular 
>> Unified Tagging Ontology (MUTO)". MUTO is an attempt to unify the 
>> core concepts of existing tagging ontologies (such as TAGS, TagOnt, 
>> MOAT, etc.) in one consistent schema. We reviewed available 
>> ontologies and created a compact core ontology (in OWL Lite) that 
>> supports different forms of tagging, such as private, group, 
>> automatic, and semantic tagging. MUTO should thus not be considered 
>> as yet another tagging ontology but as a unification of existing 
>> approaches. We hope it will be useful to the community and a helpful 
>> starting point for future extensions.
>>
>> For more information, please see the specification at 
>> http://purl.org/muto/core# (redirect to http://muto.socialtagging.org)
>>
>> Best,
>> Steffen
>>
>
> Great stuff!
>
> Wondering if you could add rdfs:isDefinedBy relations to this 
> ontology? Doing so makes it much more navigable.

Sure. I just forgot adding it. Thanks to point me to this, Kingsley. The 
rdfs:isDefinedBy statements are now included.

>
> Here's the current state of affairs showcasing limited TBox navigability:
>
> 1. 
> http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/describe/?url=http://purl.org/muto/core
> 2. 
> http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/describe/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fpurl.org%2Fmuto%2Fcore%23tagMeaning&urilookup=1 
> .
>
> Once you add the isDefinedBy relations, the ontology description page 
> becomes the launch pad for powerful FYN exploration across both the 
> ontology TBox and and associated ABox.
>

Looks very nice.

Thanks,
Steffen

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