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Re: Open Call for Use Cases

From: Maxime Lefrançois <maxime.lefrancois@inria.fr>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:40:51 +0100 (CET)
To: Philipp Cimiano <cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>
Cc: public-ontolex@w3.org
Message-ID: <475897561.356647.1332333650996.JavaMail.root@zmbs3.inria.fr>
Dear all, Suggestions of receipients: the multilingualweb-lt public mailing list public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org nlp associations, such as "ATALA - LN mailing list" <ln@cines.fr> " Dr Haizhou Li - Chair of AFNLP Communications and Liaison Committee" <hli@i2r.a-star.edu.sg> "ACL" <acl@aclweb.org> The french semantic web mailing list (312 members) "web semantique" <web.semantique@inria.fr> Cheers, Maxime Lefrançois Ph.D. Student, INRIA - WIMMICS Team http://maxime-lefrancois.info @Max_Lefrancois ----- Mail original -----
> De: "Aldo Gangemi" <aldo.gangemi@gmail.com>
> À: "Philipp Cimiano" <cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>
> Cc: "Aldo Gangemi" <aldo.gangemi@gmail.com>, public-ontolex@w3.org
> Envoyé: Mercredi 21 Mars 2012 13:08:14
> Objet: Re: Open Call for Use Cases
> Thx for the reminder.
> I'd also include the following companies as recipients:
> - Zemanta
> - OpenAmplify
> - Alchemy
> - Expert System (Italy)
> - SAS
> and projects:
> - DARPA's Machine Reading
> - Open Information Extraction
> Regarding the text of the call, it is ok with me. Only possible
> improvement is mentioning that the ontology-lexicon model can be used
> besides the case of integrating RDF-OWL and lexical knowledge. At
> least I'd mention its usage for interoperability across existing
> models and across existing encodings of lexical information (embedded
> or not),
> Cheers
> Aldo
> On 21 Mar 2012, at 11:55, Philipp Cimiano wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > this is a friendly reminder that your comments on the text for the
> > open call for use cases are due today. Further suggestions for
> > projects / mailinglists etc. to send this call to are also welcome.
> > Best regards,
> > Philipp.
> > =======================================================
> > Projects:
> > - Metanet
> > - Flarenet
> > - Molto Project
> > - Multilingual Web
> > - IKS
> > Companies
> > - SAP
> > - IBM
> > - Elsevier
> > - Mondeca
> > Mailinglists:
> > - DBWorld
> > - Semweb@w3c
> > - Corpora list
> > - Linguist list
> > - ELRA
> > - Open Linguistics
> > =====================================
> > Call for use cases for the ontology-lexicon model
> > Since December 2011, the W3C Community Group on Ontology Lexica [1]
> > has started its work.
> > *** Motivation ***
> > Ontologies have numerous applications and they represent the
> > conceptual backbone of the Semantic Web. In fact, significant
> > efforts
> > have gone into standardization efforts under the auspices of the W3C
> > to produce „recommendations“ for data and knowledge representation
> > languages, i.e. the Resource Description Framework (RDF) and the Web
> > Ontology Language (OWL). However, current web-based knowledge
> > representations languages such as OWL and RDF(S) lack the rich
> > linguistic grounding that is required for language-mediated access
> > to
> > ontologies. OWL and RDF(S) rely on a property rdfs:label to capture
> > the relation between a vocabulary element and its (preferred)
> > lexicalization in a given language. This lexicalization in some
> > sense
> > provides a lexical anchor that makes the concept, property,
> > individual
> > etc. understandable to a user. The mechanisms for linguistic
> > grounding
> > available in OWL and RDF(S) are thus far from being able to capture
> > the necessary linguistic and lexical information that NLP
> > applications
> > working with a particular ontology need.
> > The mission of the Ontology-Lexicon community group is to develop a
> > model for the linguistic grounding of ontologies which allows to
> > represent to lexical entries containing information about how
> > ontology
> > elements (classes, properties, individuals etc.) are realized in
> > multiple languages. A more detailed overview of the scope and goal
> > of
> > the working group can be found at [3].
> > *** Open Call for Use Cases ***
> > With this call for use cases, we intend to expand the scope of our
> > current use cases (see [2]) by including use cases that are inspired
> > in more concrete and real applications.
> > We thus call for participation by industrial stakeholders and
> > application developers in the Community Group by providing a
> > description of a use case along the template found below.
> > By this, we offer interested parties to participate in relevant
> > standardization activities and have the chance to contribute with
> > their ideas to the process of creating a standard for the
> > representation of ontology lexica.
> > We kindly ask you all to provide send the use case description to
> > Philipp Cimiano ( cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de ) until May 3rd.
> > Any
> > questions or comments can be addressed to Philipp Cimiano at the
> > above
> > email address.
> > *** Participation in the Group ***
> > People interested in the group’s activities, discussion and
> > teleconferences are welcome to join the group at [1].
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/community/ontolex/
> > [2]
> > http://www.w3.org/community/ontolex/wiki/Specification_of_Use_Cases
> > [3]
> > http://www.w3.org/community/ontolex/wiki/Goals_and_Scope_of_Ontology-Lexica_Community_Group
> > <TEMPLATE>
> > I. Motivation
> > This should contain a short motivation of the use case, including a
> > description of the application context and why it is relevant to
> > specify the meaning of words with respect to a given ontology in the
> > context of the application.
> > II. Description of the use case
> > This section should describe the use case in more detail, specifying
> > how the lexicon-ontology interface would need to look like from the
> > point of view of the application and how the lexicon-ontology
> > interface is exploited in the context of the given application. If
> > available, the ontology for the application should be briefly
> > described.
> > III. Limitations of existing models
> > This section should discuss existing models and their limitations
> > with
> > respect to the needs of the application of question.
> > IV. Example
> > This section should provide a concrete example illustrating what
> > kind
> > of knowledge should be stated in the lexicon-ontology interface from
> > the point of view of the application and how it would be exploited
> > by
> > the application.
> > V. Requirements
> > This section is optional and might already advance concrete
> > requirements on the lexicon-ontology model.
> > <TEMPLATE>
> > --
> > Prof. Dr. Philipp Cimiano
> > Semantic Computing Group
> > Excellence Cluster - Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC)
> > University of Bielefeld
> > Phone: +49 521 106 12249
> > Fax: +49 521 106 12412
> > Mail: cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de Room H-127
> > Morgenbreede 39
> > 33615 Bielefeld
> _____________________________________
> Aldo Gangemi
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