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Re: protovis for schema.org visualization

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2011 11:18:52 +0100
Cc: Ed Summers <edsu@loc.gov>, Mo McRoberts <mo@nevali.net>, William Waites <ww@styx.org>, Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, www-archive@w3.org
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To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>


> http://foaf.tv/tellyclub/schema.org/protovis-3.2/ex/dendrogram-full.html

Awesome! I'd love to link/integrate in Schema.RDFS.org ...

Any reason why you didn't use http://schema.rdfs.org/all.json  
directly? ;)

Dr. Michael Hausenblas, Research Fellow
LiDRC - Linked Data Research Centre
DERI - Digital Enterprise Research Institute
NUIG - National University of Ireland, Galway
Ireland, Europe
Tel. +353 91 495730

On 7 Jun 2011, at 11:08, Dan Brickley wrote:

> Ok tool chain is getting a bit silly, but hey...
> Ed - I know you like protovis, so copying you here
> http://foaf.tv/tellyclub/schema.org/protovis-3.2/ex/dendrogram-full.html
> shows protovis layout of the schema hierarchy from schema.org (via
> perl parsing microformats then Mo wrote some I-think PHP to generate
> the JSON).
> The JSON is in the poorly named file at
> http://foaf.tv/tellyclub/schema.org/protovis-3.2/ex/flare2.js
> I believe various of the hierarchy tools in
> http://vis.stanford.edu/protovis/ex/ can consume this json, not just
> the dendrogram example I copied
> I've never messed with protovis before, so this demo is pig ugly. I
> thought it could be good basis for an 'at a glance' overview of
> schema.org. And later, maybe, to show other classes from other schemas
> and where they plug in to the schema.org tree.
> Hmm http://vis.stanford.edu/protovis/ex/tree.html ?
> http://vis.stanford.edu/protovis/ex/tree-full.html
> ... OK I'll try that layout quickly too: see
> http://foaf.tv/tellyclub/schema.org/protovis-3.2/ex/tree-full.html ...
> and yeah ok it doesn't fit on the screen and feels more like an
> art-tech experiment, but still I think we could be on to something
> here.
> thinking out loud,
> Dan
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