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Re: Open Call for Use Cases

From: Philipp Cimiano <cimiano@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 07:49:53 +0100
Message-ID: <4F6C1D11.7080101@cit-ec.uni-bielefeld.de>
To: public-ontolex@w3.org
Aldo,

  oh yes, absolutely right.

Philipp.

Am 22.03.12 16:16, schrieb Aldo Gangemi:
> Another one: the skos-xl community [1]
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/skos-reference/skos-xl.html
>
> Inviato da Aldo
>
> Il giorno 22/mar/2012, alle ore 14:56, Jorge Gracia<jgracia@fi.upm.es>  ha scritto:
>
>> Hi Philipp,
>>
>> Let me this last minute addition to the lists (I can post it there myself):
>>
>> DCMI Vocabulary Management Community
>> http://dublincore.org/groups/vocabulary-management/
>>
>> Regards,
>> Jorge
>>
>> 2012/3/22 Paul Buitelaar<paul.buitelaar@deri.org>:
>>> Philipp, I will also post at relevant LinkedIn groups:
>>>
>>> - Semantic Technologies Group
>>> - Natural Language Processing
>>> - Semantic Search
>>>
>>>
>>> Paul
>>>
>>>
>>> Op 22/03/2012 11:08, Philipp Cimiano schreef:
>>>> Dear all,
>>>>
>>>>   thanks for all your feedback. I have changed the text according to
>>>> your suggestions. You will find it below. I have not included specific
>>>> research groups here as I assume that you will circulate the call in
>>>> your own groups (UPM, DERI etc.) as well as reasearch groups that work
>>>> on related topics.
>>>>
>>>> The target group is now the following:
>>>>
>>>> Projects:
>>>>
>>>> - Metanet ->  Nicoletta
>>>> - Flarenet ->  Nicoletta
>>>> - Molto Project ->  Paul
>>>> - Multilingual Web WG ->  Felix
>>>> - IKS ->  Aldo
>>>> - LOD2 ->  Philipp (via Sören Auer)
>>>> - DARPA's Machine Reading ->  Philipp
>>>> - Open Information Extraction ->  Philipp (Oren Etzioni)
>>>>
>>>> Companies
>>>>
>>>> - SAP ->  Philipp
>>>> - IBM ->  Philipp
>>>> - Elsevier ->  Philipp (Veronique Malaise)
>>>> - Mondeca ->  Paul (Bernard Vatant)
>>>> - Semantic Web Company ->  Emilio
>>>> - Zemanta ->  Philipp (Andraz Tori)
>>>> - OpenAmplify ->  Aldo
>>>> - Alchemy ->  Aldo
>>>> - Expert System ->  Philipp (Nico Lavarini)
>>>> - SAS ->  Philipp
>>>>
>>>> Mailinglists:
>>>>
>>>> - DBWorld ->  Philipp
>>>> - Semweb@w3c ->  Philipp
>>>> - Corpora list ->  Paul
>>>> - Linguist list ->  Philipp
>>>> - ELRA ->  Nicoletta
>>>> - Open Linguistics ->  John
>>>> - ontolog-forum@ontolog.cim3.net ->  Paul
>>>> - Red Linked Data ->  Jorge
>>>> - SemWebSpain ->  Jorge
>>>>
>>>> - Associations
>>>> - ATALA ->  Maxime
>>>> - Web Semantique ->  Maxime
>>>> - ACL (not sure, Maxime: why do you think this would be interesting to
>>>> ACL? We are reaching most of the ACL community through the corpora and
>>>> linguistlists anyway, right?)
>>>>
>>>> Could I kindly ask all of you to send the call to the above lists etc.
>>>> this week? Please confirm that you have sent it so that I can keep track
>>>> of where the call has been sent to.
>>>>
>>>> Now we will start working on the requirements on the model.
>>>>
>>>> Best regards,
>>>>
>>>> Philipp
>>>>
>>>> ==================================================
>>>>
>>>> *Call for use cases for the ontology-lexicon model *
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The W3C Community Group on Ontology Lexica [1] has started its work in
>>>> December 2011.
>>>>
>>>> *** Motivation ***
>>>>
>>>> Ontologies have numerous applications and they represent the conceptual
>>>> backbone of the Semantic Web. In fact, significant work has 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 representation 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 provides some kind of 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 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 by
>>>> more concrete and real applications.
>>>>
>>>> We thus call for participation of industrial stakeholders and
>>>> application developers in the Community Group by providing a description
>>>> of a use case using the template found below.
>>>>
>>>> By this, we offer interested parties the opportunity to participate in
>>>> standardization activities that are relevant and potentially beneficial
>>>> for their application development, and contribute their ideas to the
>>>> process of creating a standard for the representation of ontology
>>>> related lexicons.
>>>>
>>>> We kindly ask you all to 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
>>>> what 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 in 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
>>>>
>>>


-- 
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
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