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browsing VIAF OWL with the Manchester Ontology browser Re: SemWeb terminology page

From: Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>
Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2010 15:44:55 +0000
Cc: "Young,Jeff (OR)" <jyoung@oclc.org>, public-lld <public-lld@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D917B3CA-F334-4941-94C8-4FDBBFBF85A8@deri.org>
To: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@KCOYLE.NET>
On 4 Dec 2010, at 22:25, Karen Coyle wrote:

> Quoting "Young,Jeff (OR)" <jyoung@oclc.org>:
> 
>> (Unfortunately, the VIAF ontology is virtually unusable by humans
>> because of stylesheet problems. Sorry.)
> 
> There seems to be a fairly common problem with displaying ontologies in human-friendly forms. That's definitely something that has to get ironed out if we want people to actually create instance data. :-)

Agreed!

What about using the Manchester Ontology browser? You can see classes, object properties, data properties, annotation properties, datatypes -- and drill down into them. 

Specify an OWL file to visualize here:
http://owl.cs.manchester.ac.uk/browser/
For VIAF, try
http://viaf.org/viaf.owl

-Jodi

PS-The ontology browser code is here:
http://code.google.com/p/ontology-browser/
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