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Re: DBPedia: http://dbpedia.org/resource/Marcos_Escobedo

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:07:54 -0500
Message-ID: <5118FB3A.6040501@openlinksw.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org
On 2/11/13 8:54 AM, Paul Wilton wrote:
> Hi Vishal
> if you are loading the instance data and the dbpedia ontology into a 
> triple store that has RDFS reasoning capability then its because the 
> ontology properties that are typically defined with domains and ranges 
> are misused throughout the dbpedia instance data - which causes 
> instances to be inferred to be the wrong class types. This is 
> prevalent throughout - its a bit of a mess to say the least.
>
> The ontology is best used just as a loose reference guide, not to 
> reason on : )

Ideally, there should be derivative or cleans of this ontology that 
could be contributed back to the project. Once these exist, 
incorporation and exploitation is trivial. Thus, see this as another 
aspect of the project that welcomes contributors :-)


Kingsley
>
> Paul
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 12:56 PM, David Wood <david@3roundstones.com 
> <mailto:david@3roundstones.com>> wrote:
>
>     Because real data is dirty.
>
>     Regards,
>     Dave
>     --
>     http://about.me/david_wood
>
>
>
>     On Feb 11, 2013, at 06:01, Vishal Sinha <vishal.sinha777@yahoo.com
>     <mailto:vishal.sinha777@yahoo.com>> wrote:
>
>>     Hi,
>>     The following resource in DBPedia:
>>     <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Marcos_Escobedo> is a Person.
>>     which has a country:
>>     <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Miguel_Hidalgo_y_Costilla> , but in
>>     fact that is also a Person.
>>     How is this possible?
>
>


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