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RE: [Dbpedia-discussion] DBpedia 3.2 release, including DBpedia Ontology and RDF links to Freebase

From: Georgi Kobilarov <georgi.kobilarov@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 18:45:32 +0100
Message-ID: <180C011CD4FF654AB4B73A9A5AD7472C0A4BCB@aristoteles.zuhause.lan>
To: "Jens Lehmann" <lehmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>, "John Goodwin" <John.Goodwin@ordnancesurvey.co.uk>
Cc: <public-lod@w3.org>, "Semantic Web" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "Sean Bechhofer" <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>, <dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net>

> In the future, there will be a user interface for specifying
> domains/ranges. (Georgi is working on it.) We hope that the quality of
> the schema will increase over time.

exactly, we want to enable the community to maintain the dbpedia
ontology.

let's see how community agreement on a broad ontology such as dbpedia
will work out... I'm curious :)

Cheers,
Georgi

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Georgi Kobilarov
Freie Universitšt Berlin
www.georgikobilarov.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jens Lehmann [mailto:lehmann@informatik.uni-leipzig.de]
> Sent: Monday, November 17, 2008 6:37 PM
> To: John Goodwin
> Cc: public-lod@w3.org; Semantic Web; Sean Bechhofer; dbpedia-
> discussion@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Dbpedia-discussion] DBpedia 3.2 release, including
> DBpedia Ontology and RDF links to Freebase
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> John Goodwin wrote:
> >
> >> John's comment relates to (at least) the axioms on "publisher":
> >>
> >> The semantics of range mean that you have essentially asserted that
> >>  the range of published is [Person and Company]. If you want the
> >> union, you'll have to explicitly use the unionOf constructor here.
> >
> > Thanks Sean, yup that's the one. There were a few other cases of
that
> > elsewhere as well.
> 
> That's indeed a bug, which we need to fix (should have come out as
> union
> instead). You made it kind of hard for me to understand your first
post
> correctly. ;-)
> 
> > This is also a good example of where (IMHO) the
> > domain was perhaps over specified. For example all sorts of things
> > could have publishers, and not the ones listed here. I worry that if
> > you reuse DBpedia "publisher" elsewhere you could get some undesired
> > inferences.
> 
> In the future, there will be a user interface for specifying
> domains/ranges. (Georgi is working on it.) We hope that the quality of
> the schema will increase over time.
> 
> Kind regards,
> 
> Jens
> 
> --
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> Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
> Homepage: http://www.jens-lehmann.org
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> 
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