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Re: named entity annotation / certainty / provenance

From: Sebastian Hellmann <hellmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:16:11 +0200
Message-ID: <502D00AB.60100@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
To: James Chartrand <jc.chartrand@mac.com>
CC: public-openannotation@w3.org
Dear James,

http://dbpedia.org/page/MrJones should be 
http://dbpedia.org/resource/MrJones

/page/ is the HTML information resource.

all the best,
Sebastian


Am 16.08.2012 15:28, schrieb James Chartrand:
> We're annotating named entity references (to people, places, events, organizations) in text like so:
>
> <AnnoA> a oa:Annotation ;
>     oa:hasTarget <urn:uuid:CB37E17E-B1EF-48CE-B098-0CE8FAA86A6D> ;
>     oax:hasSemanticTag <http://dbpedia.org/page/MrJones> ;
>     oa:annotator <http://somewhere.ca/people/JamesChartrand> ;
>     oa:annotated "2012-08-15T12:10:54Z" ;
>     oa:generator <someSoftwareURI> ;
>     oa:generated "2012-08-15T12:10:54Z" ;
>     oa:modelVersion <http://openannotation.org/spec/core/20120509> .
>   
>    <urn:uuid:CB37E17E-B1EF-48CE-B098-0CE8FAA86A6D> a oa:SpecificResource ;
>      oa:hasSource <http://somewhere.ca/work/345345> ;
>      oa:hasSelector <urn:uuid:2ADFF7EE-AB19-4BA3-94EC-55EE0BA645C2> .
>    
>    <urn:uuid:2ADFF7EE-AB19-4BA3-94EC-55EE0BA645C2> a oax:TextOffsetSelector ;
>      oax:offset 244 ;
>      oax:range 7 .
>      
>    <http://somewhere.ca/work/345345> a dctypes:Text .
>   
>   Three questions:
>   
> 1.  Does this seem right?
>   
> 2.  We'd like to assert the confidence with which we're annotating -- how certain we are that this reference is to the given person.  Are there any recommendations for asserting certainty?
>
> 3.  Should the oa provenance predicates be used in preference to the PROV ontology (http://www.w3.org/TR/prov-o/) or can PROV be used interchangeably?  Is PROV recommended for provenance predicates not covered by OA?  Any plans to move to PROV entirely?
>    
> Thank you,
>
> james
>
>


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