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Re: Health Care and Life Sciences SemanticWb on iPhone and iPod touch

From: Donald Doherty <donald.doherty@actionpotential.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 20:03:00 -0500
Cc: HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
Message-Id: <BC82FC96-1FEB-4F81-A901-EAD10DF077D3@actionpotential.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>

On Dec 14, 2009, at 1:05 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

> Donald Doherty wrote:
>> Scott Marshall suggested that people on the HCLS list would have  
>> fun with my SemanticWb iPhone and iPod touch app (www.actionpotential.com 
>> ).
>>
>> It's one of many technologies I play around with to test the  
>> potential (and current limits) of the Semantic Web and Semantic Web  
>> technologies (for instance, see my site using MIT Simile technology  
>> at www.historicshadyside.org).
>>
>> Currently SemanticWb is using Bio2RDF endpoints. I'm working to  
>> make it possible for the user to select from a number of SPARQL  
>> endpoints but it's unfortunately non-trivial.
>>
>> Enjoy! And I'll be happy to talk about lessons learned.
>>
>> Donald Doherty, Ph.D.
>> donald.doherty@actionpotential.com
>>
>>
>>
> Donald,
>
> Note, we now have GeoSpatial extensions for SPARQL i.e., SPARQL-GEO.
>
> Use our instance at: http://lod.openlinksw.com/sparql or http://lod.openlinksw.com/isparql 
>  (*note this instance is a little volatile due to some ongoing  
> maintenance*).
>
> Simple example:
>
> ###Stuff around Notre Dame de Paris
> PREFIX lgv: <http://linkedgeodata.org/vocabulary#>
> SELECT ?s ?cn ?lat ?long
> WHERE {
>      ?s lgv:name ?cn  .
>      ?s geo:geometry ?geo .
>      ?s geo:lat ?lat.
>      ?s geo:long ?long.
>      filter (bif:st_intersects (?geo, bif:st_point (2.3498, 48.853),  
> 0.3)) }
> LIMIT 20
>
> More intricate example:
> ## describe churches within 5 km of Paris that have Cafes in close  
> proximity(0.2 km)
> PREFIX lgv: <http://linkedgeodata.org/vocabulary#>
> describe ?cafe ?church
> WHERE { ?church a lgv:place_of_worship .
>       ?church geo:geometry ?churchgeo .
>       ?church lgv:name ?churchname .
>       ?cafe a lgv:cafe .
>       ?cafe lgv:name ?cafename .
>       ?cafe geo:geometry ?cafegeo .
>       ?cafe geo:lat ?lat.
>       ?cafe geo:long ?long.
>
> FILTER (bif:st_intersects (?churchgeo, bif:st_point (2.3498,  
> 48.853), 5) &&
>       bif:st_intersects (?cafegeo, ?churchgeo, 0.2)) }
> LIMIT 100
>
>
> Links:
>
> 1. http://www.openlinksw.com/dataspace/oerling/weblog/Orri%20Erling%27s%20Blog/1587
>
>
> -- 
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen	      Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
> President & CEO OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
>
>

Thank you for the info Kingsley! Clearly there could be uses for this  
on an iPhone. Are the GeoSpatial extensions now a standard component  
of Virtuoso?

Don
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