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Re: Fwd: Nature Publishing Group Linked Data Platform

From: Egon Willighagen <egon.willighagen@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 19:00:24 +0200
Message-ID: <CAMPqvY88gSWUA0WKLpNd8WMoM0-yrc03kqgK9Ce3M+JGb9P7Lg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michel Dumontier <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>
Cc: w3c semweb hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
That they do not do these things yet, sounds like a there are a lot of
opportunities...

Egon
Op 5 apr. 2012 17:41 schreef "Michel Dumontier" <michel.dumontier@gmail.com>
het volgende:

> In case you haven't seen, Nature PG now has LOD and a SPARQL endpoint :
>
> http://www.nature.com/press_releases/linkeddata.html
>
> unfortunately, after a cursory look ( hope i'm wrong) - i don't think the
> data links into anything on the semantic web... (mesh terms are literals,
> pmids are in NPG's namespace with no links to identifiers.org, etc)
>
> m.
>
>
>    "Nature Publishing Group (NPG) today is pleased to join the linked data
> community by opening up access to its publication data via a linked data
> platform. NPG's Linked Data Platform is available at
> http://data.nature.com.
>
>    The platform includes more than 20 million Resource Description
> Framework (RDF) statements, including primary metadata for more than
> 450,000
> articles published by NPG since 1869. In this first release, the datasets
> include basic citation information (title, author, publication date, etc)
> as
> well as NPG specific ontologies. These datasets are being released under an
> open metadata license, Creative Commons Zero (CC0), which permits maximal
> use/re-use of this data.
>
>    NPG's platform allows for easy querying, exploration and extraction of
> data and relationships about articles, contributors, publications, and
> subjects. Users can run web-standard SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language
> (SPARQL) queries to obtain and manipulate data stored as RDF. The platform
> uses standard vocabularies such as Dublin Core, FOAF, PRISM, BIBO and OWL,
> and the data is integrated with existing public datasets including CrossRef
> and PubMed.
>
>    More information about NPG's Linked Data Platform is available at
> http://developers.nature.com/docs. Sample queries can be found at
> http://data.nature.com/query. "
>
> --
> Michel Dumontier
> Associate Professor of Bioinformatics, Carleton University
> Chair, W3C Semantic Web for Health Care and the Life Sciences Interest
> Group
> http://dumontierlab.com
>
>
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