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Re: Open Call for Use Cases

From: Jorge Gracia <jgracia@fi.upm.es>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2012 20:44:21 +0100
Message-ID: <CANzuSaOD4VwdGr-j-6YRVayRx3poeV9--wKNhRUVTZ3jwdR=vw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philipp Cimiano <cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>, public-ontolex@w3.org
Dear Philipp/all,

The motivation and template look great. Regarding the lists, I would add:

 Red Linked Data <redlinkeddata@listas.fi.upm.es>
 SemWebSpain <semweb-spain@delicias.dia.fi.upm.es>
 Ontology Engineering Group <oeg@delicias.dia.fi.upm.es>

Thanks!
Jorge

2012/3/21 lupe aguado <gac280771@gmail.com>:
> 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
>>>
>>> ________________________________
>>>
>>> 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
>>> okkam ID: http://www.okkam.org/entity/ok200707031186131660596
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Felix Sasaki
>> DFKI / W3C Fellow
>>
>
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