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Re: [Dbpedia-discussion] Advancing the DBpedia ontology

From: Dimitris Kontokostas <kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 13:41:23 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+u4+a0c35YXm=u-B8PhgY39SriyLTjwzrSihKioBbSXETAtmw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Heiko Paulheim <heiko@informatik.uni-mannheim.de>
Cc: Harald Sack <harald.sack@hpi.uni-potsdam.de>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, SW-forum <semantic-web@w3.org>, "dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net" <dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net>, Aldo Gangemi <aldo.gangemi@cnr.it>
Hi all

@Heiko, Any feedback is of course more than welcome, btw we had some
offline discussion with Aldo who already joined.

@Harals & Magnus, you existing work & ideas can greatly contribute to this
effort and since you already joined as well, welcome to the DBpedia
ontology committee

@all
We will try to stream this session but I cannot guarantee the result. We
will send details later this week for details
We will also accept some remote skype presentations but will try to keep
them short. Please email your ideas to
dbpedia-ontology@lists.sourceforge.net

Best,
Dimitris

On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 10:44 AM, Heiko Paulheim <
heiko@informatik.uni-mannheim.de> wrote:

>  Hi all,
>
> I am currently working with Aldo Gangemi on exploiting the mappings to
> DOLCE (and the high level disjointness axioms in DOLCE) for finding
> modeling issues both in the instances and the ontology.
>
> I will not be able to travel to the meeting either, but of course we will
> share our findings once we're finished, and probably also ask for some
> input and feedback.
>
> Cheers,
> Heiko
>
>
> Am 03.02.2015 um 09:39 schrieb Harald Sack:
>
> Dear Dimitris,
> I'm happy to hear that more work will be invested into a reorganization of
> the DBpedia ontology. As you might know, together with Magnus we have
> already invested some thoughts (and publications) into the topic with the
> focus on data cleansing based on an improved DBpedia ontology.[1,2]
>  Unfortunately, Magnus and I will not be able to participate live at the
> Dublin Meeting in Feb 9. Nevertheless, we would like to contribute.
>
>  From our perspective we would like to apply the DBpedia ontology to
> detect inconsistencies and flaws in DBpedia facts. This should not only be
> possible in a retroactive way, but should take place much earlier. Besides
> the detection of inconsistencies during the mapping process or afterwards
> in the extracted data, this could already be possible right from the start
> when the user is changing the wikipedia infobox content (in the sense of
> type checking for domain/range, checking of class disjointness and further
> constraints, plausibility check for dates in connection with basic axioms
> to be defined, etc.). Another possibility would be a tool that makes
> inconsistencies/flaws in wikipedia data visible directly in the wikipedia
> interface, where users could either correct them or confirm facts that are
> originally in doubt. To achieve this, not only a formally sound and
> semantically enrichedDBpedia ontology including a set of basic axioms would
> be necessary, but also the applications and infrastructure that make use of
> the ontology.
>
>  Also the relation of the DBpedia ontology to other ontologies would be a
> rather interesting topic. This includes the already proposed schemata (
> schema.org, facebook OG, etc) as well as established ontologies (yago,
> umbel, etc...) where mapping to DBpedia entities already exist. Can we make
> use of these ontologies (and existing mappings) to complement DBpedia
> ontology in som (semi-)automated way?
>
>  Thanks and best regards,
>   Harald
>
>  [1] G. Töpper, M. Knuth, and H. Sack: DBpedia ontology enrichment for
> inconsistency detection. i-SEMANTICS 2012
> [2] J. Waitelonis, N. Ludwig, M. Knuth, H. Sack: Whoknows? - Evaluating
> Linked Data Heuristics with a Quiz that cleans up DBpedia. ITSE, vol.8,
> 2011 (3)
>
>
>  On 23 Jan 2015, at 20:06, Dimitris Kontokostas <
> kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote:
>
>
>  Dear all,
>
>
>  We are in the process of reorganizing the DBpedia ontology. Anyone who
> is interested to contribute to the future directions of the project is
> welcome to join.
>
>
>  The plan is as follows:
>
> 1) We have a dedicated session in the next DBpedia meeting in Dublin (Feb
> 9th) [1] where we will discuss the editing workflow, future directions and
> the formation of the DBpedia ontology committee [2].
>
> 2) The committee will be responsible to set the future plans & rules that
> will be announced shortly after the meeting.
>
>
>  Best regards,
>
> Dimtiris
>
>
>  [1] wiki.dbpedia.org/meetings/Dublin2015
>
> [2] http://mappings.dbpedia.org/index.php/DBpedia_Ontology_Committee
>
>
>  --
>
> Dimitris Kontokostas
>
> Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
>
> Research Group: http://aksw.org
>
> Homepage:http://aksw.org/DimitrisKontokostas
>
>
>  Dr. Harald Sack
> Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH
> Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Str. 2-3
> D-14482 Potsdam
> Germany
> Amtsgericht Potsdam, HRB 12184
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>
>
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Dimitris Kontokostas
Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
Research Group: http://aksw.org
Homepage:http://aksw.org/DimitrisKontokostas
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