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

From: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2011 10:25:07 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTimKY0ftZO0omPbrsufr-KfsrFZX=J4jOJS_AUmf@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dieter Fensel <dieter.fensel@sti2.at>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Carmen Brenner <carmen.brenner@sti2.at>
Impressive dataset, definitely deserving to be ported to the linked data
cloud!
Pretty sure that with a FOAF basis and a dash of Org and GoodRelations, this
could be done easily.
Moreover, certainly a bunch of companies quoted have a DBpedia and/or
Freebase URI already ...

Bernard


2011/2/1 Dieter Fensel <dieter.fensel@sti2.at>

> Dear all,
>
> thanks to your overwhelming input it took a little bit longer than planned
> to come
> back to you. What a difference to 1998 were the list would have had one
> entry.
> Meanwhile, Carmen and I have collected your input and we would now like to
> start
> phase two of the exercise.
>
> In phase one we were merely interested in data. In phase two we ask for
> your
> imagination, knowledge, and expertise. Up to now we collected mostly a
> plain
> list of companies described by:
>        - name
>        - logo
>        - URI of their web site
>        - short abstract
>
> On the one hand, this may be a good point to start from. On the other hand,
> there may more useful information to collect. Our questions are:
>
>        1) Is there a need to collect more information centrally or are we
> basically
>        done?
>
>        2) Is there a very small number of additional properties we should
> collect?
>        Maybe country of residence (also shown in google maps) may be an
> important
>        further attribute?
>
>        3a) Is there a larger number of properties that would be worthwhile
> to collect?
>        Or even a need for properties than can be flexible introduced,
> extended, and
>        customized?
>
>        3b) In this case, we would also need a more decentralized
> infrastructure (wiki?)
>        and Wikipedia-like process model to update the content?
>
>        3c) Instead of reinventing the wheels, should we reuse existing web
> sites
>        such as CrunchBase [1] (or others we are not aware of?) to implement
> the info
>        on ST companies ? [2]
>
> And yes, when we will have processed phase 2 there will be phase 3 were we
> need help
> from the gourmets of dog food.
>
> Thank you for your responses,
>
>
> Carmen and Dieter
>
>
>        [1] http://www.crunchbase.com/
>        [2] Should we at least look for a better URI of the current web
> site?
>
>
> --
> Dieter Fensel
> Director STI Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, Austria
> http://www.sti-innsbruck.at/
> phone: +43-512-507-6488/5, fax: +43-512-507-9872
>
>
>


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