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Re: SSN-XG Meeting Reminder 1-July-2009

From: Amit Sheth <amit.sheth@wright.edu>
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2009 09:16:16 -0400
To: public-xg-ssn@w3.org
Message-id: <CDE2D7D7-2BDA-41F6-9675-AE0CE0053894@wright.edu>

Since I am in India, it will be 1:30am--
I will miss this call but I will probably be able to make the next one  
as it is at
a better time here.

Amit

On Jun 29, 2009, at 8:27 PM, Holger.Neuhaus@csiro.au wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Our regular weekly telephone conference (‘week a’) will be tomorrow:
>
> Wednesday 20:00-21:00 UTC (4:00pm-5:00pm Boston local)
> Your time:
> http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=07&day=01&year=2009&hour=20&min=00&sec=0&p1=0
>
> Zakim Bridge +1.617.761.6200, conference 7769 ("SSNX")
> 15 participants
>
> As discussed in our last week’s meeting, this telephone conference  
> is dedicated to the review of existing ontologies. I have put John’s  
> email on the process below; there are still some ontologies/data  
> schemas at http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/SSN_Key_Ontologies_Reference_List 
>  that haven’t found a presenter, yet. Danh has put a nice and short  
> list of questions on the Wiki (see http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/OntoSensor_Review) 
>  which could be used as a guideline.
>
> Looking forward to “seeing” you there.
>
> Cheers,
> Holger
>
>
> ----
> All,
>
> This email contains a description of the process we'll start with for
> the Ontology development, and a request for volunteers. Please take a
> quick look now to see if you can help out.
>
> To begin creating an ontology, the Semantic Sensor Net Ontology work
> product [1] wanted to start with a quick review of existing
> ontologies, selecting the best material from one or several as our
> starting point.  There are several lists of ontologies and similar
> references that may be useful [2,3,4].
>
> We are trying to put the key ones to consider in our Ontology list
> [5]; I heard of one more this morning, it can be added to this list.
> Anyone is welcome to nominate any other information source before the
> meeting (especially if you can help talk about it).
>
> At the next meeting (Wed July 1), we would like to briefly review each
> of these ontologies, describing key characteristics of each for our
> purposes. To do this, we will need a volunteer to talk about each
> ontology (less than 5 minutes each).  Some folks have already been,
> umm, volunteered, as shown on the list at [5].
>
> We are thinking certain attributes should be mentioned about each
> ontology, as it is presented. A notional list of these attributes has
> been created [6]; please feel free to edit or comment on this list.
> In addition, if you are presenting, it would help if you could look
> over the ontology enough to be familiar with it, and answer other
> simple questions that may come up.
>
> If you have any questions, please contact me.  If you are willing to
> talk about one (or more!) of these ontologies, please contact me or
> put your name on the list [5].  Thanks very much for any help you can
> provide.
>
> John
>
>
> [1] Ontology Work Product page: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/Semantic_Sensor_Net_Ontology
> [2] MMI Sensor-related ontologies: http://marinemetadata.org/sensorontologies
> [3] MMI Device Ontology group ontologies page (graphical): http://marinemetadata.org/community/teams/ontdevices/ontdevrel
> [4] SSN Communities list (several indirectly related ontologies): http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/Communities
> [5] SSN Key Ontologies Reference List: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/SSN_Key_Ontologies_Reference_List
> [6] SSN Key Ontology Attributes: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/SSN_Suggested_Key_Ontology_Intro_Attributes
> ----
>
> ---
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