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Re: KBpedia v 160 Now Open Source

From: Paul Houle <ontology2@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 15:47:50 +0000
To: "Mike Bergman" <mike@mkbergman.com>, "Pete Rivett" <pete.rivett@adaptive.com>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-Id: <em48da0a9d-42ca-4b30-ae71-0c8c2387120b@pendragon>
It is a web after all.

Maintenance is best done by the people who need it done.

Even if it is not maintained forever,  people may cut out pieces of it 
and keep those going in one form or another.

------ Original Message ------
From: "Mike Bergman" <mike@mkbergman.com>
To: "Pete Rivett" <pete.rivett@adaptive.com>; "semantic-web@w3.org" 
<semantic-web@w3.org>; "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Sent: 10/25/2018 12:25:16 PM
Subject: KBpedia v 160 Now Open Source

>We are pleased to announce that KBpedia, a knowledge graph that 
>integrates over seven leading knowledge bases including Wikidata and 
>Wikipedia, is now fully available as open source. KBpedia is a 
>comprehensive knowledge structure for promoting data interoperability 
>and knowledge-based artificial intelligence, or KBAI. KBpedia is 
>designed to support multiple use cases such as providing a computable 
>framework over Wikipedia and Wikidata, creating word embedding models, 
>fine-grained entity recognition and tagging, relation and sentiment 
>extractors, and categorization. It is a coherent starting point for 
>building your own domain knowledge graph.
>KBpedia, written in RDF, SKOS and OWL 2, depending on function, 
>includes 55,000 reference concepts, about 30 million entities, and 
>5,000 relations and properties, all organized according to about 70 
>modular typologies. Release 1.60 also has greatly increased coverage 
>[1] over these leading knowledge graphs and bases:
>  External source    mappings    coverage
>  ---------------    --------    --------
>  Wikipedia           42,108        77%
>  Wikidata            27,423        50%
>  schema.org             845        99%
>  DBpedia ontology       764        99%
>  GeoNames               918        99%
>  OpenCyc             33,526        61%
>  UMBEL               33,478        99%
>KBpedia's upper structure, or knowledge graph, is the KBpedia Knowledge 
>Ontology. We base KKO on the universal categories and knowledge 
>representation guidance of the great 19th century American logician, 
>polymath and scientist, Charles Sanders Peirce. The modular typologies 
>are simple lists of RDF triple assertions that can be readily expanded, 
>collapsed, or substituted. The thirty or so 'core' typologies are 
>mostly disjoint from one another.
>We subject KBpedia mappings and reference concept placements to a 
>rigorous (but still fallible) suite of logic and consistency tests — 
>and best practices — before acceptance. We welcome and encourage input 
>from the community on gaps, errors, or inconsistencies. We desire to 
>continue to grow KBpedia as a flexible and computable knowledge graph 
>that can be sliced-and-diced and configured for all sorts of machine 
>learning tasks, including supervised, unsupervised and deep learning.
>You may explore the KBpedia knowledge graph [2], download the full 
>KBpedia, KKO, mappings or typologies [3] from GitHub [4], and read 
>summaries of the release on the KBpedia Web site [5] or on my blog [6]. 
>All aspects of KBpedia are available under the Creative Commons 
>Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.
>On behalf of Fred Giasson, KBpedia's co-editor, we thank you in advance 
>for your feedback.
>Best, Mike
>[1] Coverage is the larger of percent of external concepts mapped or 
>percent of KBpedia mapped to the external source
>[2] http://kbpedia.org/knowledge-graph/
>[3] http://kbpedia.org/resources/downloads/
>[4] https://github.com/Cognonto/kbpedia
>[5] http://kbpedia.org/resources/news/kbpedia-is-open-source/
>[6] http://www.mkbergman.com/2168/woohoo-kbpedia-is-now-open-source/
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