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Re: ISO Standard: Linguistic Annotation Framework

From: Sebastian Hellmann <hellmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 02:07:54 +0200
Message-ID: <501F0ADA.5040008@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
To: Nancy Ide <ide@cs.vassar.edu>
CC: Eduard Hovy <hovy@isi.edu>, CORPORA <corpora@uib.no>, "A list for those interested in open data in linguistics." <open-linguistics@lists.okfn.org>, sigann@cs.vassar.edu, public-openannotation <public-openannotation@w3.org>, nlp2rdf <nlp2rdf@lists.informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Congratulations Nancy!
I was looking for any information online about the standard and could 
not find a landing home page or any documentation. Naturally, I turned 
to Wikipedia and had a look there and two articles already mention LAF/GrAF:

Maybe we could consider creating a Wikipedia page about LAF/GrAF as a 
web reference? Recently, I started to collect use cases and possible 
compatible formats for NIF and when I made a section for LAF/GrAF, I was 
not sure which page or publication I should point to. So I left the 
section empty :(

Normally, a Wikipedia page (if not directly usable for citation) lists 
among the first places on the reference list the publications which 
provide the best overview.

What do you think about? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LAF/GrAF
See below for a rough guideline, what you need to observe, when creating 
an article. I included all the mailing lists (also nlp2rdf list) in case 
people want to join in writing the article ;)

All the best,

Some useful Wikipedia guidelines

Conflict of interest:
(Best to state your bias right away on your user page, see: 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:SebastianHellmann )

WP has a starting an article page 
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Starting_an_article)  and also 
an Article Creation Wizard: 
which is good, because it points you to their Notability guideline:
This is normally what is checked strictly when new articles are created.
I didn't find anything specific about ISO standards.

Am 05.08.2012 23:29, schrieb Nancy Ide:
> Technically, no.
> As a proponent of "everything open", I deeply regret the situation. Had I realized earlier, I would have avoided it.
> On Aug 5, 2012, at 4:20 PM, Eduard Hovy wrote:
>> Hi Nancy,
>> On Aug 4, 2012, at 10:10 AM, Nancy Ide wrote:
>>> We are pleased to announce that the Linguistic Annotation Framework (LAF) and its XML serialization in the Graph Annotation Format (GrAF) are now published as an ISO standard (ISO 24612). To obtain a copy, please see http://www.iso.org/iso/catalogue_detail.htm?csnumber=37326 or contact ide@cs.vassar.edu.
>> Any way that the standard description can be made available for free?
>> E

Dipl. Inf. Sebastian Hellmann
Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
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Projects: http://nlp2rdf.org , http://dbpedia.org
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