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Re: Final CFP: In-Use Track ISWC 2013

From: Paul Groth <p.t.groth@vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 2 May 2013 15:14:20 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJCyKRqCNoQvi7-vHZeYrFtWdRK73Gev2Nq6D+JZ3iozS6LPag@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>
Hi Kingsley,

Yes, there is a hook for urls. Also utopia does analysis of the pdf to find
resources that can be linked to.

Paul


On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 1:56 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>wrote:

>  On 5/2/13 6:55 AM, Paul Groth wrote:
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> Hi Sarven,
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>  Beyond the PDF for me is moving beyond the current research
> communication system as highlighted by the Force 11 manifesto (
> http://www.force11.org/white_paper). This includes adopting technologies
> that augment/extend (i.e. go beyond) existing technologies. For example,
> making data easily accessible and citable, providing links to online
> content, making multiple perspectives on content available, exposing
> provenance, using altmetrics. I'm very influenced by the work on Utopia (
> http://utopiadocs.com) so that's why I think using pdfs are fine - you
> can do a lot with them as they stand - and for a certain form of
> communication (written long form text) they work well. As technologist we
> need to make sure that these new technologies work well in the environment
> and connect to other things.
>
>  cheers
> Paul
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> Paul,
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> This quote caught my attention, from their home page:
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> "Building Bridges
> The scientific article has been described as a _Story That Persuades With
> Data_, but all too often the link between data and narrative is lost
> somewhere in the modern publishing process. Utopia Documents helps to
> rebuild these connections, linking articles to underlying datasets, and
> making it easy to access online resources relating to an article's content."
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> Thus, I assume this means that there is a hook for URIs that resolve to
> data contextualized by PDFs, right?
>
> Kingsley
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> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 12:32 PM, Sarven Capadisli <info@csarven.ca> wrote:
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>> On 05/02/2013 12:23 PM, Paul Groth wrote:
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>>> I think Harry makes the point better than I can.
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>>  Paul, I have one last question for you if you don't mind, because it
>> seems like you are not interested in playing this out and I don't want to
>> bother you further: what does "beyond the PDF" mean to you?
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>> -Sarven
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> - Web & Media Group | Department of Computer Science
> - The Network Institute
> VU University Amsterdam
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> Regards,
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> Kingsley Idehen	
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- Web & Media Group | Department of Computer Science
- The Network Institute
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