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Re: a list of companies active in the semantic technology area

From: Riccardo Tasso <tasso@elet.polimi.it>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 13:12:23 +0100
Message-ID: <4D1099A7.2080505@elet.polimi.it>
To: Michael F Uschold <uschold@gmail.com>
CC: Dieter Fensel <dieter.fensel@sti2.at>, semantic-web@w3.org, Dave McComb <mccomb@semanticarts.com>, Simon Robe <simonr@semanticarts.com>
Why don't we use a semantic wiki?

There are interesting properties to understand, such as the place where 
the company resides, the years of foundation and so on...

Cheers,
     Riccardo

On 20/12/2010 23:06, Michael F Uschold wrote:
> Dieter,
>
> This is a fabulous idea.  There is at least on major shortcoming: you 
> forgot to include the company I work for (Semantic Arts 
> <http://semanticarts.com> :-)).  I'll make sure you get an entry from us.
>
> Seriously, I'm delighted to see this happen.  I do wonder how you may 
> attempt to draw the line that defines "semantic technology".  There 
> will always be grayness. If it is too broad, the usefulness of this 
> list could decrease. That could be ameliorated by a rich set of 
> semantic technology categories, so a person could focus on a 
> particular technology are, or ignore other ones. I.e one facet could 
> be 'type of technology" which could include
>
>    1. NLP, with sub-categories including sentiment analysis
>    2. Triple stores
>    3. Latent-semantic technology
>    4. etc...
>
> I look forward to seeing this in the linked data cloud!
>
> Michael
>
> On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 11:50 AM, Dieter Fensel <dieter.fensel@sti2.at 
> <mailto:dieter.fensel@sti2.at>> wrote:
>
>     Dear all,
>
>     we started to collect a list of companies active in the semantic
>     technology area.
>     A first draft is at http://semantic-technology-companies.sti2.at/
>
>     Obviously this list is biased and severely incomplete. Also one
>     may want
>     to add more details on the specifics of the mentioned companies.
>     Here is
>     were I ask your help. Could you please post me (or to the list if you
>     think it is of immediate general interest) any information on
>     missing companies
>     or important details on the ones listed. Also if you know similar
>     initiatives
>     please drop me a note. So please apologize for the lack of
>     completeness but it
>     is an invitation to jointly improve this list.
>
>     In the long term we want to establish a repository of semantic
>     technology
>     vendors. Obviously we plan more advanced interaction and semantics
>     for future versions of this web site. For the moment, it is only
>     the data
>     that matter. If you want to cooperate on the repository aspect
>     you are more than welcome to contact me, too. Yes, we may want
>     to "eat our own dog food" no matter how many (definitely being
>     different)
>     dogs we have.
>
>     Thank you for your help,
>
>     Dieter
>     ---------------------------------
>     Dieter Fensel
>     Director STI Innsbruck
>     University Innsbruck
>     http://www.sti-innsbruck.at/
>     phone: +43-512-507-6488/5
>     fax: +43-512-507-9872
>
>
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Michael Uschold, PhD
>    Senior Ontology Consultant, Semantic Arts
>    LinkedIn: http://tr.im/limfu
>    Skype: UscholdM
>
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