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Re: Ease of adoption

From: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2013 07:50:52 +0200
Cc: Laura Dawson <Laura.Dawson@bowker.com>, Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com>, public-vocabs@w3.org, Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
Message-Id: <99327408-DA7E-475E-890F-4FC18DE382DF@ebusiness-unibw.org>
To: Wes Turner <wes.turner@gmail.com>
Note that as of know you can model at least the characters of any fictional work via

    http://schema.org/Person

And with the about property of

    http://schema.org/CreativeWork

You can e.g. say that a story is about a certain fictional or living or dead person.

It would be a nice try to check how far we can get modeling an episode of Grey's Anatomy using just the existing elements from schema.org, including the medical extension 

    http://schema.org/MedicalCondition

I am sure we will be surprised how far we could get already with that ;-)

Martin

On Jul 30, 2013, at 3:41 AM, Wes Turner wrote:

> 
> On Jul 29, 2013 7:42 PM, "Dawson, Laura" <Laura.Dawson@bowker.com> wrote:
> >
> > ActuallyŠand I'm so glad you brought this up!ŠI am thinking of ways to
> > link concepts *within* books - that Dublin Core and BISAC codes don't
> > capture. If I am reading "Mists of Avalon", what Arthurian legend
> > information might be helpful? What understanding of Druids might be
> > helpful? What other books might have expositions on the roles of women in
> > the so-called "Dark Ages"?
> 
> Sounds like some sort of a "memex" machine.
> 
> * https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamebook
> * https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamification
> * https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augmented_learning
> 
> A sphinxcontrib app with a role for in-text URI citations would be cool. sphinxcontrib-rdflib, someday.
> 
> The provenance data that might be accumulated in assembling such an elaborate creation could be contributed back upstream to help with asserting truth values and beliefs.
> 
> 

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