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Re: [Dbpedia-discussion] Advancing the DBpedia ontology

From: Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.de>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:14:07 +0100
To: Dimitris Kontokostas <kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Cc: Nicolas Torzec <torzecn@yahoo-inc.com>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net" <dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net>
Message-ID: <20150124121407.GA18430@netestate.de>

Hello Dimitris,

Cool URIs don't change ;-)

How will you address the problem that these changes could break existing
applications? Will there be mappings from old to new? Maybe an extended dump
with the consequences of those mappings realized as extra triples?

Regards,

Michael Brunnbauer

On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 09:55:47AM +0200, Dimitris Kontokostas wrote:
> Hi Nicolas,
> 
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 10:23 PM, Nicolas Torzec <torzecn@yahoo-inc.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > Hi Dimitris et al.,
> >
> > A) What is the specific use you have in mind?
> >
> 
> The primary target is to clean up the ontology from duplicated
> properties/classes and set correct type hierarchies.
> Besides that we have may ideas in mind to enrich and align the ontology
> 
> 
> > B) Are you thinking about a centralized ontology managed by editors, a
> > user-contributed ontology, or an automatically generated taxonomy?
> >
> 
> DBpedia was a completely user-driven ontology and we plan to keep it that
> way. Now we will only set some editing workflow rules that will ensure a
> basic level of quality.
> We also plan to change the editing infrastructure and move to WebProtege
> that will enable easier importing of automatically generated axioms.
> 
> 
> > C) How will it relate to other ontologies, taxonomies and schemas? Also,
> > will it relate to Wikidata, Wikipedia, schema.org, Facebook OG, etc.
> >
> 
> Further alignment to other ontologies is also under strong consideration.
> 
> 
> > D) How will you categorize Wiki pages (and possibly other documents)
> > against this ontology?
> >
> 
> This change will not affect the core extraction framework but will
> facilitate the integration of recent work on A-BOX assertions with NLP
> techniques.
> 
> 
> >
> > Cheers.
> > -N.
> >
> > --
> > Nicolas Torzec
> > Yahoo Labs.
> >
> >
> 
> 
> -- 
> Dimitris Kontokostas
> Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
> Research Group: http://aksw.org
> Homepage:http://aksw.org/DimitrisKontokostas

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