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Re: vocabularies for parliamentary proceedings

From: Diane Hillmann <metadata.maven@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:03:51 -0400
Message-ID: <CAEXEg8qd82TrO2t+Kn13nU6BMEWg6efQ3C7L87D6DwBj=t=Tww@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-vocabs@w3.org
Kingsley:

Thanks for your comments. We're in the process of upgrading the Open
Metadata Registry, and you suggestions will be considered as we proceed
with the upgrade. For the moment, we're applying our limited resources to
managing the vocabularies we have, pushing on the upgrade and gathering
feedback. So we thank you!

BTW, the remaining LII US Legislative Model properties and classes now
appear at: http://metadataregistry.org/schema/show/id/69.html.  All have
the status of 'published', so the URIs should be considered stable.

Diane Hillmann
Metadata Management Associates

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 1:25 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>wrote:

>  On 2/27/13 1:01 PM, Diane Hillmann wrote:
>
> 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
>>
>>
>>
> Great stuff!
>
> Wondering if you could add the following to this great effort:
>
> 1. add rdfs:isDefinedBy relations to this ontology -- I've applied these
> suggestions to one of the Linked Data spaces I control so that you can see
> the impact on Linked Data exploration [1][2] ;
>
> 2. add rdfs:labels relations for each entity described by the ontology --
> this will enables use of inference to relegated URIs to @ref in <a/>
> thereby giving the best of both worlds i.e., no URI clutter to the naked
> eye while keeping the full data access power in the anchor available to any
> Web user agent.
>
>
> Gist of what I did using SPARQL 1.1:
>
> ##
> ## URI that denotes Ontology: <http://lii-mma-legis.info#><http://lii-mma-legis.info#>
> ## URI/URL that denotes Web Document comprised of RDF based content that
> describes the Ontology denoted above:
> <http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/files/download/2013/02/legis-test3.ttl><http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/files/download/2013/02/legis-test3.ttl>
> ##
>
>
> INSERT {GRAPH
> <http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/files/downloads/2013/02/legis-test3.ttl><http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/files/downloads/2013/02/legis-test3.ttl>
>             {    ?s rdfs:isDefinedBy <http://lii-mma-legis.info#><http://lii-mma-legis.info#>.
>                 <http://lii-mma-legis.info#> <http://lii-mma-legis.info#>
> <http://open.vocab.org/terms/defines><http://open.vocab.org/terms/defines>?s.
>                 <http://lii-mma-legis.info#> <http://lii-mma-legis.info#>a owl:Ontology .
>                 ?s <http://www.w3.org/2007/05/powder-s#describedby><http://www.w3.org/2007/05/powder-s#describedby>
> <http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/files/downloads/2013/02/legis-test3.ttl><http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/files/downloads/2013/02/legis-test3.ttl>.
>
> <http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/files/downloads/2013/02/legis-test3.ttl><http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/files/downloads/2013/02/legis-test3.ttl>foaf:primaryTopic ?s .
>             }
>         }
> WHERE {GRAPH
> <http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/files/downloads/2013/02/legis-test3.ttl><http://blog.law.cornell.edu/metasausage/files/downloads/2013/02/legis-test3.ttl>{
>                                                 {?s rdfs:subClassOf ?o}
>                                                 UNION
>                                                 {?s rdfs:subPropertyOf ?o}
>                                                 UNION {?s
> owl:equivalentClass ?o}
>                                                 UNION {?s
> owl:equivalentProperty ?o}
>                                                 UNION {?s a ?o}
>                                             }
>     }
>
>
> Links:
>
> 1.
> http://kingsley.idehen.net/describe/?url=http%3A%2F%2Flii-mma-legis.info%23-- using Ontology description as starting point for follow-your-nose
> exploration
> 2.
> http://kingsley.idehen.net/describe/?url=http%3A%2F%2Flii-mma-legis.info%23IsSuccessorMeasureOf-- shows how you can pivot back using isDefinedBy or wdrs:describedby
> relations.
>
>
>
> --
>
> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen	
> Founder & CEO
> OpenLink Software
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>
>
>
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