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Re: owl:sameAs

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2009 09:32:55 -0400
Message-ID: <29af5e2d0907250632y62e82ecalc431d156b18be616@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eric Lease Morgan <eric_morgan@infomotions.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
As another opportunity to reduce the number of sameAs links, one
thought would be the dbpedia people to take that stance that book
resources are works or expressions the FRBR sense. Then your link
would be from manifestation to expression.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Functional_Requirements_for_Bibliographic_Records

-Alan

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 7:03 PM, Eric Lease
Morgan<eric_morgan@infomotions.com> wrote:
> I would like to make my Alex Catalogue more accessible as linked data, but I
> need some help in regards to the syntactical use of owl:sameAs.
>
> I am well on my way to minting URIs and "cool" URLs, I think. For example:
>
>  * negotiation - http://infomotions.com/etexts/id/more-utopia-221
>  * RDF - http://infomotions.com/etexts/data/more-utopia-221
>  * HTML - http://infomotions.com/etexts/page/more-utopia-221
>
> More importantly, I need to figure out how to make my RDF richer. Here is
> what I have so far for my local copy of Thomas More's Utopia:
>
>  <?xml version="1.0"?>
>  <rdf:RDF
>   xmlns:rdf     = "http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#"
>   xmlns:dcterms = "http://purl.org/dc/terms/"
>   xmlns:owl     = "http://www.w3.org/2002/07/owl# >
>
>   <rdf:Description
> rdf:about="http://infomotions.com/etexts/id/more-utopia-221">
>     <dcterms:creator>More, Thomas</dcterms:creator>
>     <dcterms:date>0000-00-00</dcterms:date>
>     <dcterms:identifier rdf:resource="more-utopia-221" />
>     <dcterms:language>en</dcterms:language>
>     <dcterms:publisher>Wiretap Electronic Text Archive</dcterms:publisher>
>
> <dcterms:rights>http://creativecommons.org/licenses/GPL/2.0/</dcterms:rights>
>     <dcterms:source
> rdf:resource="gopher://wiretap.spies.com:70/00/Library/Classic/utopia.txt"
> />
>     <dcterms:subject>man</dcterms:subject>
>     <dcterms:subject>people</dcterms:subject>
>     <dcterms:subject>utopia</dcterms:subject>
>     <dcterms:subject>english</dcterms:subject>
>     <dcterms:subject>literature</dcterms:subject>
>     <dcterms:title>Utopia</dcterms:title>
>     <dcterms:type>text</dcterms:type>
>     <dcterms:isFormatOf
> rdf:resource="http://infomotions.com/etexts/literature/english/1500-1599/more-utopia-221.txt"
> />
>     <dcterms:isFormatOf
> rdf:resource="http://infomotions.com/etexts/concordance/more-utopia-221" />
>     <dcterms:isFormatOf
> rdf:resource="http://infomotions.com/etexts/page/more-utopia-221" />
>   </rdf:Description>
>
>  </rdf:RDF>
>
> Specifically, I need to know how to:
>
>  * specify that the title is the same as
> http://dbpedia.org/resource/Utopia_(book)
>  * specify the author is the same as http://dbpedia.org/resource/Thomas_More
>  * point the subject words to things like a linked data version of WordNet
>
> Is most of this done by simply adding an owl:sameAs attribute to the
> appropriate element(s), like this:
>
>  <rdf:Description
>  rdf:about="http://infomotions.com/etexts/id/more-utopia-221"
>  owl:sameAs="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Utopia_(book)">
>
> or
>
>  <dcterms:creator owl:sameAs="http://dbpedia.org/resource/Thomas_More">More,
> Thomas</dcterms:creator>
>
> --
> Eric Lease Morgan
> Infomotions, Inc.
>
>
>
>
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