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Re: [Dbpedia-discussion] Advancing the DBpedia ontology

From: M. Aaron Bossert <mabossert@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:44:00 -0500
Cc: Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.de>, 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>
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To: Dimitris Kontokostas <kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
I would like to help.  I cannot travel much, but I do have access to a shared memory supercomputer and a large Hadoop appliance if anyone is interested in applying some new techniques for modeling the ontology.  I work for Cray.

Aaron

> On Jan 24, 2015, at 08:54, Dimitris Kontokostas <kontokostas@informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote:
> 
> Hi Michael,
> 
>> On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 2:14 PM, Michael Brunnbauer <brunni@netestate.de> wrote:
>> 
>> Hello Dimitris,
>> 
>> Cool URIs don't change ;-)
> 
> Really?
>  
>> 
>> How will you address the problem that these changes could break existing
>> applications? Will there be mappings from old to new? Maybe an extended dump
>> with the consequences of those mappings realized as extra triples?
> 
> The DBpedia ontology has been evolving since it started so we see this like operations-as-usual, but in a more structured way.
> If there is any change in the core top-level classes we will announce it in advance.
> 
> Best,
> Dimitris
>  
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>> Michael Brunnbauer
>> 
>> On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 09:55:47AM +0200, Dimitris Kontokostas wrote:
>> > 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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