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Re: Personae

From: Luis Polo <luis.polo@fundacionctic.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2013 17:11:39 +0100
Message-ID: <CAJXTV9UpeV0p7UQm25Ls2ZEP1QEZFKsQmtKpjdOvPHNaSy04fg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
Hi Alex,

The WAI ontology may suit your modeling requirements [1]. It is an
extension of the FOAF ontology introducing the notion of
"person-as-role" (i.e., qua-individuals). Hope this helps!

Best,

p.

[1] http://vocab.ctic.es/wai


2013/1/3 Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>:
> On 1/3/13 10:18 AM, Alexander Dutton wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Here's a modelling question.
>>
>> Suppose I advertise a vacancy (or publish a webpage, or write a book),
>> and that thing is in some way linked to me (contact person, author).
>> Suppose further that I want to go by another name (e.g. I'm Iain [M]
>> Banks), or don't want people to contact me by phone.
>>
>> I can quite easily create a foaf:Person, exposing just the details that
>> are pertinent in the context in which it will appear. However, there's
>> no way to link it to me.
>>
>> What I'd like is:
>>
>> :vacancy oo:contact :persona .
>>
>> :persona a persona:Persona ;
>>    foaf:name "Mr Dutton" ;
>>    v:email <mailto:alex+recruitment@example.org> ;
>>    persona:personaOf :alex .
>>
>> :alex a foaf:Person ;
>>    foaf:name "Alexander Dutton" ;
>>    foaf:mbox <mailto:alex@example.org> .
>>
>> Even better if I can use it to present two talks at a conference wearing
>> two different hats:
>>
>> :talk-one a ex:Talk ;
>>    rdfs:label "Science!" ;
>>    ex:givenBy :alexQuaEmployedByAperture .
>>
>> :alexQuaEmployedByAperture a persona:Persona ;
>>    foaf:name "Alexander Dutton" ;
>>    persona:personaOf :alex ;
>>    persona:qua [
>>      a org:Membership ;
>>      org:member :alex ;
>>      org:organization :aperture ;
>>      org:role [
>>        a skos:Concept ;
>>        skos:prefLabel "eccentric scientist"
>>      ]
>>    ] .
>>
>> etc.
>>
>> Does this exist? Has anyone done it differently/better? Should I just
>> get on and make it?
>>
>> Yours questioningly,
>>
>> Alex
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> I suggest you just crack on with your modelling. Once done, publish it.
> Ultimately, it can be cross referenced with other related ontologies, as you
> or others discover them.
>
> What you shouldn't do is procrastinate on the basis of an existing ontology
> :-)
>
> Happy New Year to everyone !
>
> --
>
> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen
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