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Re: Conversion to RDF/Linked Data

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 12:47:26 +0000
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-Id: <4BA3D153-297B-4F57-83CF-0E2A034A680C@deri.org>
To: John Erickson <olyerickson@gmail.com>, Mika Singh <mika.singh7772@yahoo.com>

> I would also recommend @timrdf's csv2rdf4lod conversion automation,
> the basis for our conversion at TWCRPI:

Sure, Tim has done a great job there - absolutely worth using this.  
One problem though - Mika didn't really specify the source format, so  
it is hard to provide concrete suggestions - any of http://www.w3.org/wiki/ConverterToRdf 
  could fit his bill ;)

Cheers,
	Michael
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On 14 Feb 2012, at 12:37, John Erickson wrote:

> I would also recommend @timrdf's csv2rdf4lod conversion automation,
> the basis for our conversion at TWCRPI:
>
> <https://github.com/timrdf/csv2rdf4lod-automation/wiki>
>
> Given csv as a starting point, you should be doing conversions in
> under 30mins ;)
>
> BTW: We recently started a project, Elixir <http://bit.ly/wRjQTI>, to
> create an easy-to-use Web portal front end for csv2rdf4lod. "Watch
> this space..."
>
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 7:24 AM, Michael Hausenblas
> <michael.hausenblas@deri.org> wrote:
>>
>> Mika,
>>
>>
>>> Would somebody would guide me how can I convert such a record into
>>> RDF/Linked data?
>>
>>
>> There are two aspects to it: 1. the converter (for example, if your  
>> data
>> source is a relational DB you might want to use an RDB2RDF mapper  
>> [1]), and
>> 2. the schema level, for which I would (totally unbiased of course ;)
>> suggest that you have a look at the work we're doing in the W3C  
>> Government
>> Linked Data WG [2] ... still early days, though ;)
>>
>> Cheers,
>>        Michael
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/rdb2rdf/
>> [2] https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/gld/raw-file/default/people/index.html
>>
>> --
>> Dr. Michael Hausenblas, Research Fellow
>> LiDRC - Linked Data Research Centre
>> DERI - Digital Enterprise Research Institute
>> NUIG - National University of Ireland, Galway
>> Ireland, Europe
>> Tel. +353 91 495730
>> http://linkeddata.deri.ie/
>> http://sw-app.org/about.html
>>
>>
>> On 14 Feb 2012, at 09:16, Mika Singh wrote:
>>
>>> I want to convert persons data to RDF/Linked Data.
>>>
>>> I have data like this:
>>>
>>> Person_ID
>>>        has_name                       N
>>>        has_surname                  S
>>>        has_hobbies                   h1, h2, ..., hn
>>>        has_friends                     f1, f2, ..., fn
>>>        countries_visited            c1, c2, ..., cn
>>>        date_of_birth                  dob
>>>        height                             H  centimetres
>>>        weight                            W kgs
>>>        favourite_books              b1, b2, ..., bn
>>>        favourite_movies            m1, m2, ..., mn
>>>
>>>
>>> Would somebody would guide me how can I convert such a record into
>>> RDF/Linked data?
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
> -- 
> John S. Erickson, Ph.D.
> Director, Web Science Operations
> Tetherless World Constellation (RPI)
> <http://tw.rpi.edu> <olyerickson@gmail.com>
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