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Re: annotations and RDF

From: Dr David Shotton <david.shotton@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:14:58 +0100
Message-ID: <511A7892.3040004@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
To: Paolo Ciccarese <paolo.ciccarese@gmail.com>
CC: Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>, Herbert van de Sompel <hvdsomp@gmail.com>, Matteo Casu <mattecasu@gmail.com>, public-lod@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org, Silvio Peroni <essepuntato@cs.unibo.it>
Thanks to you both.  Tweak away to get this right! David

On 12/02/2013 17:44, Paolo Ciccarese wrote:
> Dear David,
> in general we have not been focusing enough on these aspects yet.
> However, that is one of the top items in the priority list and it 
> would be great if you could participate to the discussion.
>
> As Rob pointed out, with very few tweaks your example could work in 
> compliance with OA as well.
>
> Best,
> Paolo
>
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 11:28 AM, Dr David Shotton 
> <david.shotton@zoo.ox.ac.uk <mailto:david.shotton@zoo.ox.ac.uk>> wrote:
>
>
>     On 07/02/2013 14:54, Paolo Ciccarese wrote:
>>     We also use CiTO and FaBIO for storing the bibliographic data and
>>     those are based on FRBR. 
>     Dear Paolo, Robert and Herbert,
>
>     I'm in Leiden at a conference with Bob Morris.  We've just had a
>     brief discussion about the potential use of AO to characterize
>     citations, where the generic CiTO terms don't provide sufficient
>     expressiveness.  That has prompted me to look at the new Open
>     Annotation Data Model: Open Annotation Core
>     <http://www.openannotation.org/spec/core/20130208/core.html>
>     published last Friday.
>
>     That document says "Typically an Annotation has a single Body,
>     which is the comment or other descriptive resource, and a single
>     Target that the Body is somehow "about". " Thus oa:hasBody defines
>     the annotation itself, and oa:hasTarget defines the target of that
>     annotation.
>
>     If we now apply that to the situation of a bibliographic citation
>     that we want to characterize with a new annotation, we must be
>     careful to note that oa:hasTarget does NOT apply to the cited
>     paper, but rather to the citation that exists between the citing
>     paper and the cited paper.
>
>     So we first need to define the annotation as applying to the
>     citation, then to define the body of the annotation as something
>     distinct from the citing paper, and finally to define the target
>     of the annotation as the citation itself. What do people think
>     about the following, that uses a Named Graph to define the
>     citation?  Comments welcome!
>
>     Kind regards,
>
>     David
>
>     :citationAnnotation a oa:Annotation ;
>
>     oa:hasBody :CommentOnCitation ;
>
>     oa:hasTarget :citationNamedGraph ;
>
>     oa:motivatedBy oa:commenting .
>
>     :CommentOnCitation a fabio:Comment ;
>
>     dcterms:description "I'm citing that paper because it initiated
>     this whole field of research".
>
>     :citationNamedGraph {
>
>     <Paper_A> cito:cites<Paper_B> .
>
>     }
>
>
>     -- 
>
>     Dr David Shotton
>     Research Data Management and Semantic Publishing Research Group
>     Department of Zoology, University of Oxford
>     South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK.
>     Phone:+44-(0)1865-271193  <tel:%2B44-%280%291865-271193>     Skype: davidshotton
>
>
>
>
> -- 
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Dr David Shotton
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