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Re: Any reason for ontology reuse?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 10:08:15 -0500
Message-ID: <4CFF9F5F.8030909@openlinksw.com>
To: Martijn van der Plaat <martijn@profec.nl>
CC: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, public-lod@w3.org
On 12/8/10 8:47 AM, Martijn van der Plaat wrote:
> Ok,
> Thank you Kingsley. As test I searched for a property to describe
> valuta (USD, Euro);
>
>      select ?s1p as ?c1 count (*) as ?c2  where { ?s1 ?s1textp ?o1 .
> ?o1 bif:contains  '"Valuta"'  .?s1 a
> <http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#Property>  . ?s1 ?s1p ?s1o . }
> group by ?s1p order by desc 2 limit 20  offset 0
>
> Zero results unfortunately ;) But this says more about this particular
> property than this great service ?
>
> Greets,
> Martijn

Martijn,

Links:

1. http://lod.openlinksw.com/fct/facet.vsp?cmd=load&fsq_id=191142  -- 
page awaiting further disambiguation by use re. entities associated with 
pattern: valuta, presented by rdf:type

2. http://lod.openlinksw.com/c/CPJ2LNW -- SPARQL query results URL for 
page above

3. http://lod.openlinksw.com/fct/facet.vsp?cmd=load&fsq_id=191143 -- 
variant of the above organized by associated properties (i.e. beyond 
rdf:type)

4. http://lod.openlinksw.com/c/CQ7OAKA -- SPARQL query results URL for 
page above


Kingsley
> 2010/12/8 Kingsley Idehen<kidehen@openlinksw.com>:
>> On 12/8/10 5:52 AM, Martijn van der Plaat wrote:
>>> Thank you all for the detailed comments, but in my initial message I
>>> didn't mean a "formal list" from an organization like the W3C or other
>>> standardization bodies as some of you mentioned. I was just looking
>>> for an indexing service (API) where I can find properties and classes
>>> based on popularity with conservation of the decentralized approach of
>>> the Web. A concept is not popular due to standardization or applicable
>>> in every language and every domain perspective, but is popular because
>>> it simply works or because the popularity is caused by powerful
>>> organizations like Facebook,Google,etc who accepted these
>>> vocabularies/ontologies in their system.
>>>
>>> I think the API I talk about should be included into eg. ontology
>>> editors. I can imagine a simple string search possibility to find a
>>> popular ontology/property/class and easily reuse it into your own
>>> dataset?
>> Here is one place to lookup Classes or Properties, with results that include
>> Entity Ranking.
>>
>> 1. http://lod.openlinksw.com -- which also has a SPARQL endpoint so you can
>> use bif:contains as part of query pattern
>> 2. http://lod.openlinksw.com/fct/facet.vsp?cmd=load&fsq_id=191140 -- Classes
>> associated with pattern: "Person"
>> 3. http://lod.openlinksw.com/fct/facet.vsp?cmd=load&fsq_id=191141 -- Classes
>> associated with pattern: "Music"
>> 4.
>> http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com/dataspace/dav/wiki/Main/VirtuosoFacetsWebService
>> - DBMS hosted Faceted Browser Service APIs .
>>
>>
>> Kingsley
>>> Cheers,
>>> Martijn
>>>
>>>
>>> 2010/12/8 Martin Hepp<martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>:
>>>> In general, I think that the Semantic Web must use a decentralized
>>>> approach
>>>> for the definition and adoption of conceptual elements, same as the Web
>>>> uses
>>>> decentralized, fault-tolerant approaches as a fundamental principle. So
>>>> calling for standardization bodies to maintain "authoritative"
>>>> vocabularies
>>>> will not work at Web Scale, IMO. At least, standards bodies may be to
>>>> slow
>>>> to provide ontologies and ontology updates (INCOTERMS, for instance,
>>>> updates
>>>> it's definition of trade terms only once per decade)
>>>>
>>>> A few related papers:
>>>>
>>>> 1. Possible Ontologies: How Reality Constrains the Development of
>>>> Relevant
>>>> Ontologies, in: IEEE Internet Computing, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 90-96,
>>>> Jan-Feb
>>>> 2007
>>>> PDF:
>>>> http://www.heppnetz.de/files/IEEE-IC-PossibleOntologies-published.pdf
>>>>
>>>> 2. E-Business Vocabularies as a Moving Target: Quantifying the Conceptual
>>>> Dynamics in Domains, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on
>>>> Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW2008), September 29 -
>>>> October 3, 2008 (forthcoming), Acitrezza, Italy, Springer LNCS, Vol.
>>>> 5268,
>>>> pp. 388-403.
>>>> PDF:
>>>> http://www.heppnetz.de/files/ConceptualDynamics-EKAW2008-CRC-final6.pdf
>>>>
>>>> Best
>>>> Martin
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Kingsley Idehen
>> President&    CEO
>> OpenLink Software
>> Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
>> Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
>> Twitter/Identi.ca: kidehen
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>


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Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	
President&  CEO
OpenLink Software
Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
Twitter/Identi.ca: kidehen
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