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Re: Open Call for Use Cases

From: lupe aguado <gac280771@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 20:03:41 +0100
Message-ID: <CALmae6Ed13zUCoRgpyHUzPQYB1kJxZo18_4+keGSiKRiDH1Atw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Cc: Maxime Lefrançois <maxime.lefrancois@inria.fr>, Philipp Cimiano <cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>, public-ontolex@w3.org
I'm glad to know that MLW-LT is in the loop. I've been with some people
from MLW today, and we were speaking about it. I was going to suggest this
group.


Guadalupe

2012/3/21 Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@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
>> http://www.stlab.istc.cnr.it
>> http://www.istc.cnr.it/people/aldo-gangemi
>> skype aldogangemi
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>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Felix Sasaki
> DFKI / W3C Fellow
>
>
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