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RE: SemWeb Non-Starter -- Distributed URI Discovery

From: Geoff Chappell <geoff@sover.net>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 07:04:58 -0500
To: "'Denny Vrandecic'" <dvr@aifb.uni-karlsruhe.de>, "'John Pybus'" <john@pybus.org>
Cc: "'Benjamin Nowack'" <bnowack@appmosphere.com>, <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <006f01c53069$b99a3e80$6401a8c0@gsclaptop>



> -----Original Message-----
> From: semantic-web-request@w3.org [mailto:semantic-web-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Denny Vrandecic
> Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 6:43 AM
> To: John Pybus
> Cc: Benjamin Nowack; semantic-web@w3.org
> Subject: Re: SemWeb Non-Starter -- Distributed URI Discovery
> 
> 
> > What any human agent would do with an unknown term on the web: ask
> > google (or some other SW specific search engine)?  ;-)
> 
> Sounds good. A Semantic Web Web Service that just gathers all the
> rdfs:seeAlso and rdfs:isDefinedBy triples out there and returns you an
> URI when asking for an URI (maybe even with some specials like Source,
> and time, format of the answer URI if it is an URL, and such).
> 

That's more-or-less the thought behind:

	http://www.semanticwebsearch.com

Though the site has a human interface also, it's largely designed to help
agents find things.

Here's another approach to solving the same problem but which tries to
leverage existing search infrastructure:

	http://labs.intellidimension.com/rdfgoo

-Geoff
Received on Thursday, 24 March 2005 12:05:41 UTC

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