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Re: Open Call for Use Cases

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 13:56:18 +0100
Message-ID: <CAL58czoMB0Vpg90Z9YPfNLpW7UuoSJSZkvWpatDp40LigYCsUg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maxime Lefrançois <maxime.lefrancois@inria.fr>
Cc: Philipp Cimiano <cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>, public-ontolex@w3.org
Of course, a big +1 :)

I expect the input from MLW-LT to be complementary to what Ontolex is
doing, but it's good to put MLW-LT in the loop.

Felix

Am 21. März 2012 13:40 schrieb Maxime Lefrançois <maxime.lefrancois@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 <http://twitter.com/Max_Lefrancois>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> *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
> Senior Researcher
> Semantic Technology Lab (STLab)
> Institute for Cognitive Science and Technology,
> National Research Council (ISTC-CNR)
> Via Nomentana 56, 00161, Roma, Italy
> Tel: +390644161535
> Fax: +390644161513
> aldo.gangemi@cnr.it
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>
>
>


-- 
Felix Sasaki
DFKI / W3C Fellow
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