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Re: Linked data in packaged content (ePub)

From: John Erickson <olyerickson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 13:24:18 -0400
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To: public-lod community <public-lod@w3.org>
One aspect of this thread concerns reasoning on limited-compute (i.e.
mobile) platforms. I'd like to point out Pychinko, the Python-based
reasoner (c.f. http://bit.ly/bPglu1 ), which was designed to run on
mobile platforms such as Nokia phones where Java-based reasoners were
considered too compute-intensive.

Granted, given the current closed nature of Apple, we should probably
be looking for Cocoa/Objective-C based reasoners... :P


On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 2:39 PM, Stuart A. Yeates <syeates@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 11:36 PM, John Erickson <olyerickson@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Stuart, t's not clear to me what you're trying to accomplish...For
>> whom are you trying to add value?
> We are funded to digitise teaching, learning and research materials
> for our staff and students. Value to anyone else is incidental, but
> indicative.
>> Are you imagining creating some kind of meshup within the reading
>> experience, perhaps meshing metadata and links bound to entities
>> within the ePub'd document with external linked data?
> Ideally, I'd like a protocol such as Open URL (
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_URL ), linking books on the device
> up to the bibliographies of other books that also happen to be on the
> device. For low CPU devices the links might have to be pre-calculated
> when connected to a desktop PC. I understand that Open URL can't
> actaully do this because it assumes the web.
> cheers
> stuart

John S. Erickson, Ph.D.
Twitter: @olyerickson
Received on Friday, 14 May 2010 17:32:38 UTC

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