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Re: Introductions

From: William Waites <william.waites@okfn.org>
Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2010 12:07:57 +0100
Message-ID: <4C0E248D.7010004@okfn.org>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
Hi All,

I work with the Open Knowledge Foundation [1] a UK not
for profit concerned with open data generally and has most
recently been involved with the UK government data
initiative [2] and related projects [3].

I'm working on a project with the University of Edinburgh
IDEALab [4] to present annotateable bibliographic data and
reading lists [5] and have written a framework in python [6]
for storing RDF data with multiple indices (graph traversal,
full text search etc), production rule inferencing, change
histories and provenance as well as a javascript library
supporting views (via the fresnel vocabulary [7]) and
aggregations [8].

My particular interest in the context of this group is in
arriving at something like a consensus for representing
bibliographic data in RDF, minding the strenghts and
weaknesses of FRBR, BIBO, RDA et al (as discussed, for
example, at [9]).


[1] http://okfn.org/
[2] http://data.gov.uk/
[3] http://www.wheredoesmymoneygo.org/
[4] http://idea.ed.ac.uk/
[5] http://bibliographica.org/
[6] http://knowledgeforge.net/pdw/ordf/
[7] http://www.w3.org/2005/04/fresnel-info/
[8] http://www.openarchives.org/ore/
[9] http://lists.okfn.org/pipermail/open-bibliography/2010-May/

William Waites           <william.waites@okfn.org>
Mob: +44 789 798 9965    Open Knowledge Foundation
Fax: +44 131 464 4948                Edinburgh, UK
Received on Tuesday, 8 June 2010 11:09:52 UTC

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