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

From: John Graybeal <graybeal@mbari.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 23:21:09 -0700
Cc: public-xg-ssn@w3.org
Message-Id: <CEAD6BDE-43F0-4E6D-9694-052FF14A0C9F@mbari.org>
To: Cox Simon <Simon.Cox@csiro.au>
Simon (and others who can't make it),

We would be pleased to accept any comments you have on the different  
ontologies and their perspectives, if you want to add them before or  
after the meeting.

John


On Jun 29, 2009, at 5:59 PM, <Simon.Cox@csiro.au> <Simon.Cox@csiro.au>  
wrote:

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> From: public-xg-ssn-request@w3.org [mailto:public-xg-ssn-request@w3.org 
> ] On Behalf Of Holger.Neuhaus@csiro.au
> Sent: Tuesday, 30 June 2009 8:27 AM
> To: public-xg-ssn@w3.org
> Subject: [ExternalEmail] SSN-XG Meeting Reminder 1-July-2009
>
> Hi all,
>
>
>
> Our regular weekly telephone conference (‘week a’) will be tomorrow:
>
>
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> Wednesday 20:00-21:00 UTC (4:00pm-5:00pm Boston local)
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> 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
>
>
>
>
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> [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
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> [6] SSN Key Ontology Attributes: http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/ssn/wiki/SSN_Suggested_Key_Ontology_Intro_Attributes
>
> ----
>
>
>
> ---
>
> Dr. Holger Neuhaus
>
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John

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John Graybeal   <mailto:graybeal@mbari.org>  -- 831-775-1956
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Marine Metadata Interoperability Project: http://marinemetadata.org
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