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Re: Audio and music?

From: Felix Sasaki <felix.sasaki@fh-potsdam.de>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 17:08:18 +0900
Message-ID: <ba4134970906230108m250f636eoe312907094c986f3@mail.gmail.com>
To: Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>
Cc: public-media-annotation@w3.org
Hello Yves,

2009/6/23 Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>

> Hello!
> >> I just came across the following table:
> >> http://www.w3.org/2008/WebVideo/Annotations/wiki/FeaturesTable
> >> which (I hope, otherwise just ignore this email) is maintained by this
> >> group.
> >>
> >> Does the scope of the ontology you aim at developing also encompass
> >> audio and music? I was wondering at that when I saw ID3 mentioned in
> >> the table.
> >>
> >
> > The main focus of our group is video. We are also looking into other
> > multimedia vocabularies, including ID3. However, I cannot tell (yet) to
> what
> > extend these will be taken into account.
> First of all, congratulations on the public draft!

Thank you for the flowers :)

> At this occasion, I just took a look at the latest mapping table, and
> a few audio or music-related format are taken into account - thanks :)
> When reading the table, I noticed that the mapping to your core
> properties from existing formats worked really well for flat schemas
> (e.g. DC or ID3), but the explanations of the mapping for other
> (non-flat) schemas were missing. For example, ma:keyword is mapped to
> adaptationOf in FRBR, and ma:title is mapped to realizationOf /
> embodymentOf / exemplarOf. It is quite hard to guess (even for
> FRBR-savvy people) what that could mean, and how we could proceed to
> write a mapper from a FRBR-based vocabulary (e.g. Music Ontology) to
> the Ontology for Media Resource.

I completely understand your problem. To be able to solve it, some test data
would be very helpful. Could you send us some prototypical test data you
would use for your mapper?



> For example, one problem I ran into
> when trying to write such a mapper was for a classical music
> recording: should ma:title be the title of the work (e.g. Beethoven's
> fifth), a title for the performance (e.g. Beethoven's fifth performed
> by the LSO) or a title for the track (e.g. Beethoven's fifth performed
> by the LSO, LSO at the BBC Proms)? Will there be specific guidelines
> for such mappings?
> Cheers,
> Yves
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