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Re: Open Call for Use Cases

From: Paul Buitelaar <paul.buitelaar@deri.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 16:18:43 +0000
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Op 21/03/2012 12:56, Felix Sasaki schreef:
> 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 <mailto:maxime.lefrancois@inria.fr>>:
>
>     Dear all,
>
>     Suggestions of receipients:
>
>     the multilingualweb-lt public mailing list
>     public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org
>     <mailto:public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org>
>
>     nlp associations, such as
>     "ATALA - LN mailing list" <ln@cines.fr <mailto:ln@cines.fr>>
>     "Dr Haizhou Li - Chair of AFNLP Communications and Liaison
>     Committee" <hli@i2r.a-star.edu.sg <mailto:hli@i2r.a-star.edu.sg>>
>     "ACL" <acl@aclweb.org <mailto:acl@aclweb.org>>
>
>     The french semantic web mailing list (312 members)
>     "web semantique" <web.semantique@inria.fr
>     <mailto:web.semantique@inria.fr>>
>
>     Cheers,
>     Maxime Lefrançois
>     Ph.D. Student, INRIA - WIMMICS Team
>     http://maxime-lefrancois.info <http://maxime-lefrancois.info/>
>     @Max_Lefrancois <http://twitter.com/Max_Lefrancois>
>
>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>         *De: *"Aldo Gangemi" <aldo.gangemi@gmail.com
>         <mailto:aldo.gangemi@gmail.com>>
>         *À: *"Philipp Cimiano" <cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de
>         <mailto:cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>>
>         *Cc: *"Aldo Gangemi" <aldo.gangemi@gmail.com
>         <mailto:aldo.gangemi@gmail.com>>, public-ontolex@w3.org
>         <mailto: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
>             <mailto: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  <tel:%2B49%20521%20106%2012249>
>             Fax:+49 521 106 12412  <tel:%2B49%20521%20106%2012412>
>             Mail:cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de  <mailto: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 <tel:%2B390644161535>
>         Fax: +390644161513 <tel:%2B390644161513>
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>
>
>
>
>
> --
> Felix Sasaki
> DFKI / W3C Fellow
>
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