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Re: Curriculum Vitae (resumé) schema

From: Bob Ferris <zazi@smiy.org>
Date: Sat, 08 Oct 2011 11:03:59 +0200
Message-ID: <4E9011FF.30400@smiy.org>
To: public-vocabs@w3.org
Hello again,

I initialised a Wiki page for collecting and discussing CV schemata, see

http://www.w3.org/wiki/CVSchemata

I'll try to fill the existing vocabulary-related page stubs ASAP.

Cheers,


Bo


PS: feel free to contribute ;)


On 10/8/2011 10:32 AM, Bernard Vatant wrote:
> Hi all
>
> See also
> http://labs.mondeca.com/dataset/lov/details/vocabularySpace_People.html
> Where previously quoted vocabularies plus a couple of other ones are listed.
>
> Feel free to ping me if you are aware of anything missing/wrong in this
> space :)
>
> Bernard
>
> 2011/10/8 Bob Ferris <zazi@smiy.org <mailto:zazi@smiy.org>>
>
>     Hi,
>
>     I would like to propose another FOAF-related Semantic Web ontology
>     that can deal with certain features of a CV, such as describing
>     skills, expertises, and interests, however, it was not designed to
>     fully represent all characteristics that can be covered by a CV
>     (see, e.g., [3]). This vocabulary is called the Cognitive
>     Characteristics Ontology [1] and includes modelling capacities to
>     describe cognitive pattern in an easy and short way via simple
>     binary relations, or in a more complex way via n-ary relations with
>     weightings, dynamics etc. (which can finally related to each other).
>     You might also consider the ongoing criticism re. the modelling of
>     the RDF Resume Vocabulary (see, e.g., [2], or former discussions re.
>     that topic on the FOAF-dev mailing list).
>
>     Cheers,
>
>
>     Bo
>
>
>     [1] http://purl.org/ontology/cco/__core#
>     <http://purl.org/ontology/cco/core#>
>     [2]
>     http://lists.foaf-project.org/__pipermail/foaf-dev/2011-__September/010760.html
>     <http://lists.foaf-project.org/pipermail/foaf-dev/2011-September/010760.html>
>     [3]
>     http://lists.foaf-project.org/__pipermail/foaf-dev/2011-__September/010771.html
>     <http://lists.foaf-project.org/pipermail/foaf-dev/2011-September/010771.html>
>
>     On 10/7/2011 11:06 PM, Dan Brickley wrote:
>
>         +Cc: Uldis, who worked on this topic a while back
>
>         2011/10/7 George Katsanos<gkatsanos@gmail.com
>         <mailto:gkatsanos@gmail.com>>:
>
>             Dear all,
>             Wouldn't it be possible to have a schema "template" (type?)
>             for semantically
>             describing CV's? It would also be a good opportunity for the
>             job recruiting
>             market to adopt this standard as currently the situation is
>             chaotic between
>             different file formats.
>
>
>         There has been a little discussion of this already, e.g.
>         http://groups.google.com/__group/schemaorg-discussion/__browse_thread/thread/__b7b6f259bd726047/__f991c2097fd08667?lnk=gst&q=CV#__f991c2097fd08667
>         <http://groups.google.com/group/schemaorg-discussion/browse_thread/thread/b7b6f259bd726047/f991c2097fd08667?lnk=gst&q=CV#f991c2097fd08667>
>
>         Let's break this into two parts. First, what's out there in terms of
>         existing vocabularies, standards and data. Secondly, whether the
>         Schema.org project (or others) decide to pick this up and include
>         directly.
>
>         Can I persuade you to help test out our new tooling by getting
>         set up
>         with a W3C account (http://www.w3.org/Help/__Account/
>         <http://www.w3.org/Help/Account/>) and doing some
>         background research in the Wiki? Just make a page near
>         http://www.w3.org/wiki/__WebSchemas
>         <http://www.w3.org/wiki/WebSchemas> and link it (we should sort
>         out a
>         category structure at some point...).
>
>         Some related work:
>
>         * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/__Description_of_a_Career
>         <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Description_of_a_Career> ("designed to
>         be compatible with the European curriculum (Europass) ")
>         http://schemapedia.com/__schemas/doac
>         <http://schemapedia.com/schemas/doac>
>         * http://rdfs.org/resume-rdf/
>         http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/__Europe/events/foaf-galway/__papers/pp/extending_foaf_with___resume/
>         <http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/Europe/events/foaf-galway/papers/pp/extending_foaf_with_resume/>
>         * Europass / CV,
>         http://europass.cedefop.__europa.eu/europass/home/__vernav/Europass+Documents/__Europass+CV.csp
>         <http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/europass/home/vernav/Europass+Documents/Europass+CV.csp>
>         http://myeurocv.com/
>
>         As usual, the Microformats community have already been quite
>         active in
>         researching this topic; you should check out
>         http://microformats.org/wiki/__resume-formats
>         <http://microformats.org/wiki/resume-formats> and if you prefer
>         to keep
>         notes in their (public domain licensed) wiki, that's great; just
>         drop
>         in a link from the W3C page. Or add to both.
>
>         The hardest problem here will be scoping. We will want some way of
>         describing topics of people's expertise, without including a giant
>         enumeration of all skill areas.
>
>         A few brief points:
>
>         SKOS
>         I'd encourage the use of SKOS here, since the library world have
>         already created a collaborative map of most of these topics, via
>         thesauri and subject classification schemes, most of which are now
>         being shared in RDF via SKOS. So for example, see
>         http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/__wiki/SKOS/Datasets
>         <http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/wiki/SKOS/Datasets> or
>         http://thedatahub.org/dataset?__tags=format-skos
>         <http://thedatahub.org/dataset?tags=format-skos> to see a high level
>         overview of the SKOS datasets that are out there. In SKOS, we
>         already
>         have the Library of Congress assigning the URI
>         http://id.loc.gov/authorities/__sh85086421#concept
>         <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/sh85086421#concept> to the notion of
>         "Model Theory". So if someone (e.g. Pat Hayes) wanted to record such
>         expertise in their CV/resume, ideally we could re-use such a list of
>         topics (and some would build nice auto-completion tooling to support
>         data entry).
>
>         LRMI
>         http://wiki.creativecommons.__org/LRMI
>         <http://wiki.creativecommons.org/LRMI>
>         "The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative is a project co-led
>         by the
>         Association of Educational Publishers and Creative Commons to
>         build a
>         common metadata vocabulary for educational resources."
>         ...the overlap here is around describing skills and topics of
>         expertise; either those required to understand some learning
>         materials
>         (eg. what knowledge do I need, to understand
>         http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/__mathematics/18-06-linear-__algebra-spring-2010/video-__lectures/
>         <http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/mathematics/18-06-linear-algebra-spring-2010/video-lectures/>
>         ? or what knowledge have I gained, if I do the online class at
>         http://ml-class.org/ ?)
>
>         ODF 1.2
>         http://rdfa.info/2011/10/06/__odf-1-2-approved-as-standard-__now-with-rdfa/
>         <http://rdfa.info/2011/10/06/odf-1-2-approved-as-standard-now-with-rdfa/>
>         http://www.robweir.com/blog/__2011/09/odf12-approved.html
>         <http://www.robweir.com/blog/2011/09/odf12-approved.html>
>         "Open Document Format (ODF) 1.2 has been approved.  It is now an
>         OASIS
>         Standard."
>         It uses RDFa, see
>         http://www.robweir.com/blog/__2007/10/odf-enters-semantic-__web.html
>         <http://www.robweir.com/blog/2007/10/odf-enters-semantic-web.html>
>         ... real world resumes and CVs are created using wordprocessing
>         tools.
>         It would be worthwhile looking at the related standards in this
>         area,
>         and possibility for tool support e.g. via CV/resume templates.
>
>
>         Finally, from the Schema.org perspective, if you want to propose
>         something for inclusion, take a look through
>         http://schema.org/docs/full.__html
>         <http://schema.org/docs/full.html> to understand where it might
>         fit, how
>         it relates to other areas of vocabulary. But the most important
>         thing
>         is the background research and some practical examples.
>
>         I know a lot of folk are interested in this topic and there are
>         a few
>         more projects and initiatives I didn't list in this quick email
>         (e.g.
>         around describing jobs and training opportunities). It is worth
>         collecting up background materials.
>
>         With my FOAF project "hat" on, I'd really love to see progress
>         in this
>         area, and think that SKOS is probably the biggest and most
>         interesting
>         contribution that is missing from previous standards work....
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