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Re: Personae

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:23:13 -0500
Message-ID: <50E5B071.9060700@openlinksw.com>
To: Luis Polo <luis.polo@fundacionctic.org>
CC: public-lod@w3.org
On 1/3/13 11:11 AM, Luis Polo wrote:
> 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

Certainly a very good candidate.

I just looked around and found: http://bit.ly/YYc4yq .

Kingsley
>
>
> 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
>> Founder & CEO
>> OpenLink Software
>> Company Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
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>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>


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