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Re: User profiles in RDF

From: Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bristol.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2001 14:01:42 +0000 (GMT)
To: "Andrei S. Lopatenko" <andrei@derpi.tuwien.ac.at>
cc: Kit Davies <KDavies@categoric.com>, www-rdf-interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0112071357000.18377-100000@mail.ilrt.bris.ac.uk>

We've been having fun with the foaf schema for this purpose:

http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/

but it is principally for experimentation and is no way a 'standard'
vocabulary. It also tends to change fairly frequently.

Libby


On Sat, 8 Dec 2001, Andrei S. Lopatenko wrote:

> Kit
> to find vocabulary you need,  you can use DAML.org ontology library http://www.daml.org/ontologies/
> just try to searche Classes by Name http://www.daml.org/servlet/ClassQuery 
> 
> and see which ontologies describe classes you need (just simple search not semantic :) )
> It is very unclear in which context you would like to describe orgs, persons,. Ontologies or  schemas might be very different depending of your application
> Description of Organization for logistic or bank applications would be very different from Partner for innovation application
> 
> Some vocabularies
> www.ittalks.org  has DAML ontology 
> Cyc ontology provides a very detailed classification of some classes
> http://opencyc.sourceforge.net
> http://opencyc.sourceforge.net/daml/cyc.daml
> 
> 
> You can visit that site and try to create your user profile. You;ll se
> more oriented for universities and scientific collaboration
> also Semantic Web Research Community ontology
> http://www.semanticweb.org/ontologies/swrc-onto-2000-09-10.daml
> http://www.daml-atlas.org/ontologies/atlas-cmu.daml
> Also I have done some work
> http://derpi.tuwien.ac.at/~andrei/Metadata_Science.htm
> 
> Best regards
> MSc Andrei S. Lopatenko
> Researcher
> Vienna University of Technology
> Extension Centre
> http://derpi.tuwien.ac.at/~andrei/
> 
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Kit Davies 
>   To: www-rdf-interest@w3.org 
>   Sent: Friday, December 07, 2001 11:44 AM
>   Subject: User profiles in RDF
> 
> 
>   Greetings,
> 
>   I'm fairly new to this group so this may have been covered before.
> 
>   Does anyone know if there are any "standard" RDF vocabularies for describing users/people/organizations?
> 
>   Regards,
> 
>   Kit Davies
>   Categoric Software
> 
> 
Received on Friday, 7 December 2001 09:02:17 GMT

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