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Re: Vehicle Ontology Workshop announcement

From: Ted Guild <edwardguild@geotab.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 13:20:44 -0500
Message-ID: <CANVf9z+Fj_pBznNgMU9ia=59bqkRq7qkcfuaJ3dg2O=cHmPBtg@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-automotive <public-automotive@w3.org>, cvii-general@covesa.global
We have decided to cut back this workshop to one day for three hours,
specifically 14 March from 7-10PDT / 10-13EDT / 16-19CET.

Those who want to propose items for the agenda may do so in Github although
with more limited time we have less flexibility.

https://github.com/w3c/vsso/issues/26

On Mon, Feb 7, 2022 at 5:04 PM Ted Guild <edwardguild@geotab.com> wrote:

> We will be publishing a significantly updated version of the Vehicle
> Signal Specification ontology (VSSo) primer[1], core[2] and expanded[3]
> soon.
>
> The underlying Vehicle Signal Specification (VSS)[4] has evolved
> significantly and in part that refactoring was done with the ontology in
> mind. The version of VSSo received as a W3C Member Submission [5] was based
> on VSS version 1.0 and now VSS is nearing its 3.0 release. Considerable
> work has been done on the tooling so the core truth of VSS in YAML can be
> used to generate portions of the VSSo specification. These two efforts by
> COVESA and W3C are in close coordination as part of their joint Common
> Vehicle Interface Initiative (CVII).
>
> VSS has a number of derivative formats, CSV, JSON, protobuf, a Graph
> schema that similarly are kept in sync. We are also starting to see
> derivations from VSSo, specifically a mostly automatic generated mapping to
> Microsoft's Digital Twin Definition Language.
>
> VSSo will also be on W3C's Recommendation Track, graduating from the
> Automotive and Transportation Business Group and handed over the W3C
> Automotive Working Group for formal standardization with a First Public
> Working Draft to be published in the very near future.
>
> The ontology has a multitude of uses ranging from analytics, machine
> learning, thing description for W3C Web of Things to name a few. Some are
> starting to experiment with it for in-vehicle AI use, both machine learning
> and at some point influencing decisions for Autonomous Vehicles.
>
> We felt it would be worthwhile to reach out to the community to increase
> awareness of this and related efforts and hold a workshop to learn more
> about them and influence the direction they should take. We are thinking of
> March to hold this workshop and request that you answer the survey
> indicating your availability, also feel free to let me know your ideas for
> agenda topics [6] or to indicate interest in making a presentation.
>
> Please indicate on this survey [7] which days might work best for you, we
> will select two consecutive that gets us critical mass.
>
> [1] https://w3c.github.io/vsso/spec/vsso-primer.html
> [2] https://w3c.github.io/vsso/spec/vsso-core-re.html
> [3] https://w3c.github.io/vsso/spec/vsso-re.html
> [4] https://covesa.github.io/vehicle_signal_specification/
> [5] https://www.w3.org/Submission/2020/02/
> [6] https://www.w3.org/auto/wg/wiki/VSSo-workshop
> [7]
> https://doodle.com/poll/arr8pv4r7kwdhb4m?utm_source=poll&utm_medium=link
> ....
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