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Re: vocabularies for parliamentary proceedings

From: David F. Flanders <david.flanders@ands.org.au>
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2013 07:35:01 +1100
Message-ID: <CANZdtO+AqZdOoczqYE2KN3Mu1mrazNyipuYyic_HUOFBpDZGtg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Diane Hillmann <metadata.maven@gmail.com>
Cc: public-vocabs@w3.org, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Any attempts at mapping this to other legislative procedures?
On Mar 13, 2013 6:05 AM, "Diane Hillmann" <metadata.maven@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>> Company Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
>> Personal Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
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>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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