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Re: [Dbpedia-discussion] Advancing the DBpedia ontology

From: Dimitris Kontokostas <kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:54:32 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+u4+a1KsOYBuOgHkxMGP10Q5dxrszKzjx5pK+MomvKT3nj=5Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.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>
Hi Michael,

On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 2:14 PM, Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.de>
wrote:

>
> Hello Dimitris,
>
> Cool URIs don't change ;-)
>

Really?


>
> 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?
>

The DBpedia ontology has been evolving since it started so we see this like
operations-as-usual, but in a more structured way.
If there is any change in the core top-level classes we will announce it in
advance.

Best,
Dimitris


>
> 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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-- 
Dimitris Kontokostas
Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
Research Group: http://aksw.org
Homepage:http://aksw.org/DimitrisKontokostas
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