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Re: RE: vocabularies for parliamentary proceedings

From: Diane Hillmann <metadata.maven@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 19:01:45 +0100
Message-ID: <CAEXEg8qj0aPY1CiUJaVrPSDbY9ke01F=rNfAFA6xxAA1pGRYGA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-vocabs@w3.org
Cc: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Fuller information on the LII Legislative Model Project (including
downloads of data and publications) is available here:
http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/downloads-and-related-information/

Again, please feel free to send along comments and questions.

Diane Hillmann

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 3:59 PM, Diane Hillmann <metadata.maven@gmail.com>wrote:

> Folks:
>
> Last year I worked with a group lead by the Cornell Legal Information
> Institute to build an event-aware model for US legislative materials, under
> a grant from the Library of Congress. We're still in the process of
> publishing the results, as well as exposing the vocabularies we built
> within the Open Metadata Registry. You can get a glimpse of the former in
> the blog 'Making Metasausage' (http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage)
> and take a look at the vocabulary portion of the work in progress (
> http://metadataregistry.org/schema/show/id/69.html).
>
> We would be happy to entertain questions about the work, and will
> certainly pass on links to other published material as it is issued.
>
> Regards,
> Diane Hillmann
> Metadata Management Associates
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
>
>> Subject: RE: vocabularies for parliamentary proceedings
>> Resent-Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2013 16:26:38 +0000
>> Resent-From: public-vocabs@w3.org
>> Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2013 16:26:05 +0000
>> From: Tarasova, Tatiana <T.Tarasova@uva.nl>
>> To: Ghislain Atemezing <auguste.atemezing@eurecom.fr>
>> CC: Pierre Andrews <pierre.andrews@gmail.com>, eGov W3C <
>> public-egov-ig@w3.org>, "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
>>
>> Hi Ghislain,
>>
>> Yes, I think it is a good idea to have an event-based approach to model
>> parliamentary proceedings documents, as each document is indeed an output
>> of an event, the Parliamentary meeting.
>>
>> I am considering it as a future work. For now, I am focusing on how to
>> represent each document. As I already said the previous project,
>> PoliticalMashup, did a great job by making implicit structure and semantics
>> of the Dutch parliamentary proceedings explicit. Since I have not found any
>> specific vocabulary for my needs, I will reuse already identified concepts
>> and will translate them into an RDF model.
>>
>> Best regards,
>> Tatiana
>> ______________________________**__________
>> From: Ghislain Atemezing [auguste.atemezing@eurecom.fr]
>> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2013 10:25 AM
>> To: Tarasova, Tatiana
>> Cc: Pierre Andrews; eGov W3C; public-vocabs@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: vocabularies for parliamentary proceedings
>>
>> Hi,
>> Just my 2cents here...
>>
>>> I would like to clarify better what kind of data I aim to describe in
>>> RDF. I have proceedings documents which are essentially written notes
>>> from the parliamentary meetings. In a nutshell, they are documented
>>> speeches of members of the parliament. Since all parliamentary meetings
>>> have quite strict structure, the proceedings documents implicitly
>>> reflect this structure. For example, each meeting has topics (discussed
>>> in the meeting); speeches are held at the meeting; the name of the
>>> speaker (member of the parliament) is recorded together with her
>>> affiliation; the verbal content of the speeches are held within small
>>> paragraphs. There are other structural elements like scenes and stage
>>> directions. All these structural elements were already extracted from
>>> the proceedings by the PoliticalMashup project [2]. So, what we want to
>>> do now is really "the next step": explicitly define semantics of these
>>> elements and publish the Dutch proceedings as Linked Data.
>>>
>>>  What happen if you model meetings as "Events" with the "what", "when",
>> "who" views...Let say:
>>    -for meetings/event, you could reuse lode onto [linkedevents.org/]
>> for defining different type of meetings
>>    -for the "what" view reusing the bibo onto has mentioned
>>    -for the "when" view with the time onto and any appropriate
>>    -The "who" view will be attached to the agent, role and organization
>>    -for the scenes, directions, you could reuse the buildings and room
>> onto [http://vocab.deri.ie/rooms]
>>
>> WDYT?
>>
>>    Other pointer of interest:
>>    * The project Documents onto [http://vocab.deri.ie/pdo] at DERI.
>>
>> I hope this also helps,
>> Best
>>
>> Ghislain
>>
>> --
>> Ghislain Atemezing
>> EURECOM, Multimedia Communications Department
>> Campus SophiaTech
>> 450, route des Chappes, 06410 Biot, France.
>> e-mail: auguste.atemezing@eurecom.fr & ghislain.atemezing@gmail.com
>> Tel: +33 (0)4 - 9300 8178
>> Fax: +33 (0)4 - 9000 8200
>> Web: http://www.eurecom.fr/~**atemezin <http://www.eurecom.fr/~atemezin>
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