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Re Missing Links: Another usecase? a social usecase

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2009 14:25:08 -0500
Message-ID: <496A4794.9020200@openlinksw.com>
CC: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>, public-xg-rdb2rdf <public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org>

On 1/11/09 2:05 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> On 1/11/09 11:42 AM, Juan Sequeda wrote:
> Juan,
>> I was wondering how many usecase are we suppose to present. I am sure 
>> there are plenty of enterprise usecases. I wanted to share with the 
>> group another social usecase.
> One of the things I am desperately hoping we get out of these 
> conversations is the fact that an enterprise and social dichotomy does 
> not exist.
> Contact Networks exist on the Web and inside the enterprise, most 
> importantly both intersect via Objects of Sociality [1][2].
> The Rdb2Rdf technology realm is ultimately about the ability to 
> holistically connect dots between the "closed world" schema based 
> realm of the traditional enterprise setup and the broader "open world" 
> realm exposed by the Web.
>> I am attaching a paper we submitted to WWW2009 (still under 
>> submission so please do not share) about rdb2rdf applied to different 
>> datasources about displaced and migrant population in Colombia.
> Blogs, Wikis, Bookmarks, Pictures (geocoded), Discussion Forums are 
> all data space realms that can bind migration in Columbia to 
> appropriate decision making realms in the enterprise. I know Orri / 
> Ivan have already explained the ODS scenario and how it relates to 
> this kind of thing in the past. If not, then I will have them take the 
> WWW2009 paper and use to fashion the usecase that you seek.
>> Due to the fact that different NPO and NGO can store information 
>> about migrant and displaced population, it would be interesting if 
>> this data would be integrated. However, these communites do not have 
>> in mind any big data integration plans. We propose that a simple and 
>> quick way of getting RDF out of their databases, through direct 
>> mapping, would allow this data integration.
> Yes, of course :-)
>> So if we need more usecases, I would be willing to write this one up.
> Okay, I encourage you to discuss this further with Orri and Ivan 
> (public or private). The areas and subject matter have been understood 
> for a very long time with regards to Rdb2Rdf.  Also note, this still 
> doesn't take us outside the realm of integration across: SCM, CRM, 
> ERP, Blogs, Wikis, Shared Bookmarks, Discussion Forums, Polls, Photo 
> Galleries etc., via Rdb2Rdf technology application.
> Kingsley


Links re. above:

1. http://www.zengestrom.com/blog/2005/04/why_some_social.html

>> Juan Sequeda, Ph.D Student
>> Dept. of Computer Sciences
>> The University of Texas at Austin
>> www.juansequeda.com <http://www.juansequeda.com>
>> www.semanticwebaustin.org <http://www.semanticwebaustin.org>



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