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Re: New Draft comments: textual bodies

From: RaphaŽl Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 22:06:34 +0100
Message-ID: <50F07EDA.7050508@eurecom.fr>
To: Paolo Ciccarese <paolo.ciccarese@gmail.com>
CC: Robert Sanderson <azaroth42@gmail.com>, Bernhard Haslhofer <bernhard.haslhofer@cornell.edu>, Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>, public-openannotation@w3.org

> We are now trying to better understand what are the repercussions of
> that change in respect to the current status of the rest of the model
> (multiplicity, semantic tagging, JSON-LD and so on).
> Ideally simple annotations should be simple to create.... and complex
> annotation should be possible without providing parallel solutions (or
> duplicates) in the model.

I know, I'm following this since quite a while ...

> As this is the first time you intervene on the mailing list, could you
> provide a little more context?

About LinkedTV? Simply annotating TV programs at a very fine grained 
level, using media fragments URI to address regions of images and video 
sequences. Annotations are obtained automatically from a a broad range 
of multimedia analysis techniques, or NLP processing (mainly NER) on 
video transcripts. We will have many more concrete demos online, but 
only from next month.

> Do you use - or plan to use - multiple types of annotations in your system?

Yes, in the sense some annotations are plain text, and some are structured

> If yes, how do you classify them?

What do you mean exactly? If we reify and further characterize the 
annotation relationship?

> Do you support multiple bodies?

The body could be a literal (typically a keyword spotted in some text) 
or a resource (a URI disambiguating a named entity) or a more complex 
RDF graph.

> Do you need to annotate annotations?

We already attach provenance information using PROV to the annotations 
we generate.

> Are you already - or planning to - sharing the annotations?

All our annotations are dereferencable URIs, and yes, everything will be 
available to 3rd party soon.
Best regards.


RaphaŽl Troncy
EURECOM, Campus SophiaTech
Multimedia Communications Department
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