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

From: Martin Hepp <martin.hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2010 11:57:12 +0100
Cc: <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A7031365-DA61-44F6-A506-5823405E1B43@ebusiness-unibw.org>
To: Dieter Fensel <dieter.fensel@sti2.at>
Hi Dieter,

one addition to my recent reply: In order to create a real chain of  
data, it would make sense to annotate your data at

    http://semantic-technology-companies.sti2.at/

with RDFa / GoodRelations as well, so that what is said on your page  
is also available in RDF.

The redundant business entities could then be consolidated later on  
using owl:sameAs. A simple heuristic for that is given at

    http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GoodRelationsOptionalAxiomsAndLinks#Data_Cleansing 
:_Entity_Consolidation_Etc.

Best

Martin
On 20.12.2010, at 20:50, Dieter Fensel 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
>
>
>
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