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Re: [Dbpedia-discussion] Advancing the DBpedia ontology

From: Dimitris Kontokostas <kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:38:34 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+u4+a31neSYhNMY_9BdDSukjWHE=vK4YvWur7iuscCz=-XqzQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Antonino Lo Bue <Lobue@pa.icar.cnr.it>
Cc: Nicolas Torzec <torzecn@yahoo-inc.com>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net" <dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net>
On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 12:58 PM, Antonino Lo Bue <Lobue@pa.icar.cnr.it>
wrote:

> Hi Dimitris,
>  will the clean up also realign all the instances? For example Im thinking
> about the geolocation properties and city references which are used with
> different schemes. This would improve all interlinking methods and
> algorithms
>

Hi Antonino,

Yes, the DBpedia extraction framework is always aligned with the DBpedia
ontology.

Dimitris

>
> Antonino Lo Bue
> ICAR-CNR Palermo> Hi Nicolas,
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 10:23 PM, Nicolas Torzec <torzecn@yahoo-inc.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Dimitris et al.,
> >>
> >> A) What is the specific use you have in mind?
> >>
> >
> > The primary target is to clean up the ontology from duplicated
> > properties/classes and set correct type hierarchies.
> > Besides that we have may ideas in mind to enrich and align the ontology
> >
> >
> >> B) Are you thinking about a centralized ontology managed by editors, a
> >> user-contributed ontology, or an automatically generated taxonomy?
> >>
> >
> > DBpedia was a completely user-driven ontology and we plan to keep it that
> > way. Now we will only set some editing workflow rules that will ensure a
> > basic level of quality.
> > We also plan to change the editing infrastructure and move to WebProtege
> > that will enable easier importing of automatically generated axioms.
> >
> >
> >> C) How will it relate to other ontologies, taxonomies and schemas? Also,
> >> will it relate to Wikidata, Wikipedia, schema.org, Facebook OG, etc.
> >>
> >
> > Further alignment to other ontologies is also under strong consideration.
> >
> >
> >> D) How will you categorize Wiki pages (and possibly other documents)
> >> against this ontology?
> >>
> >
> > This change will not affect the core extraction framework but will
> > facilitate the integration of recent work on A-BOX assertions with NLP
> > techniques.
> >
> >
> >>
> >> Cheers.
> >> -N.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Nicolas Torzec
> >> Yahoo Labs.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > --
> > Dimitris Kontokostas
> > Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
> > Research Group: http://aksw.org
> > Homepage:http://aksw.org/DimitrisKontokostas
> >
>
>
>


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Dimitris Kontokostas
Department of Computer Science, University of Leipzig
Research Group: http://aksw.org
Homepage:http://aksw.org/DimitrisKontokostas
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