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Re: Debates of the European Parliament as LOD

From: Martin Kaltenböck <m.kaltenboeck@semantic-web.at>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:13:45 +0100
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To: "Hollink, L." <l.hollink@vu.nl>
Cc: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Dear Laura,

A great approach here would be to tag/annotate the articles with EuroVoc (
http://eurovoc.europa.eu/) .... best regards from Vienna - Martin

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2014-11-12 9:51 GMT+01:00 Hollink, L. <l.hollink@vu.nl>:

>  On 11 Nov 2014, at 23:08, Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>  Laura,
>
>  Is the data tagged or annotated somehow to specific topics?
>
>
>
>  No. What we do have in that direction is the title of the agenda item,
> for example “French Football Federation fine” or “Statement by Mr Prodi”.
> Also, we have info on the committee that the speakers work in. E.g. a
> speech from someone in the agriculture committee is likely to be about
> agriculture. However, people can be members of multiple committees.
>
>  Laura
>
>
>
>
>  Juan Sequeda
> +1-575-SEQ-UEDA
> www.juansequeda.com
>
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM, Hollink, L. <l.hollink@vu.nl> wrote:
>
>> On 08 Nov 2014, at 17:20, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org> wrote:
>>
>> >
>> > On 2014-11 -05, at 11:19, Hollink, L. <l.hollink@vu.nl> wrote:
>> >
>> >> ----- Dataset announcement -----
>> >>
>> >> We are happy to announce the release of a new linked dataset: the
>> proceedings of the plenary debates of the European Parliament as Linked
>> Open Data..
>> >>
>> >> The dataset covers all plenary debates held in the European Parliament
>> (EP) between July 1999 and January 2014, and biographical information about
>> the members of parliament. It includes: the monthly sessions of the EP, the
>> agenda of debates, the spoken words and translations thereof in 21
>> languages; the speakers, their role and the country they represent;
>> membership of national parties, European parties and commissions. The data
>> is available though a SPARQL endpoint, see
>> http://linkedpolitics.ops.few.vu.nl/ for more details.
>> >>
>> >> Please note that this is a first version; we hope you will try it out
>> and send us your feedback!
>> >>
>> >> ----- Access to the data -----
>> >> We provide access in three ways:
>> >> • Through a SPARQL endpoint at
>> http://linkedpolitics.ops.few.vu.nl/sparql/
>> >> • Using the ClioPatria web interface at
>> http://linkedpolitics.ops.few.vu.nl/
>> >> • By downloading data dumps. See http://linkedpolitics.ops.few.vu.nl/.
>> >>
>> >
>> > I am on a plane so I can't check but I hope also the data is Linked
>> Data,
>> > in that every URI used can be looked up directly by HTTP GET.
>> >
>> >
>> > TimBL
>>
>>
>> Dear Tim,
>>
>> Yes it is. Thanks for looking into it!
>> E.g.
>>         curl --location --header "Accept:application/rdf+xml"
>> http://purl.org/linkedpolitics/eu/plenary/1999-07-20/Speech_1
>> gives:
>>
>> <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
>> <!DOCTYPE rdf:RDF [
>>     <!ENTITY dc 'http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/'>
>>     <!ENTITY lp 'http://purl.org/linkedpolitics/vocabulary/'>
>>     <!ENTITY lp_eu 'http://purl.org/linkedpolitics/vocabulary/eu/plenary/
>> '>
>>     <!ENTITY rdf 'http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#'>
>>     <!ENTITY xsd 'http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#'>
>> ]>
>>
>> <rdf:RDF
>>     xmlns:dc="&dc;"
>>     xmlns:lp="&lp;"
>>     xmlns:lp_eu="&lp_eu;"
>>     xmlns:rdf="&rdf;"
>>     xmlns:xsd="&xsd;"
>> >
>> <lp_eu:Speech rdf:about="
>> http://purl.org/linkedpolitics/eu/plenary/1999-07-20/Speech_1">
>>   <lp:spokenText xml:lang="en">
>>               – I declare resumed the session of the European Parliament
>> adjourned on 7 May 1999, [ … etc.]
>>
>> Laura
>>
>>
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
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