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Re: RDB2RDF Telcon time

From: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 08:46:03 -0500
Message-ID: <f914914c0910190646o50d0ff5dyef6a135385b63886@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Cc: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>, ashok malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>, public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org
I think it wouldn't hurt to set up a web-based questionnaire to figure out
time and date.
4:00 GMT would work for me... thursday or friday :)

Juan Sequeda, Ph.D Student
Dept. of Computer Sciences
The University of Texas at Austin
www.juansequeda.com
www.semanticwebaustin.org


On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 7:31 AM, Michael Hausenblas <
michael.hausenblas@deri.org> wrote:

>
> Frankly, I'd propose to stick with the current day (i.e., Thursday). It has
> been carefully chosen and there will unfortunately always be some people
> effected by the timing. Regarding the time, I'm flexible to a certain
> extend, and IIRC Harry had an action regarding this anyway. Let's see what
> Harry produces and discuss at the next call.
>
> Cheers,
>      Michael
>
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>
> > From: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>
> > Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 08:26:01 -0400 (EDT)
> > To: ashok malhotra <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>
> > Cc: <public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org>
> > Subject: Re: RDB2RDF Telcon time
> > Resent-From: <public-rdb2rdf-wg@w3.org>
> > Resent-Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 12:26:04 +0000
> >
> > If people want, I can set-up a Web-based questionnaire to see if we want
> > to change the time.
> >
> > The other option that Ahmed (Ahmed, correct me if I'm wrong here) seemed
> > to think would work for him would be an hour later, i.e. would 4:00 GMT
> > work for Juan/Ashok/Ahmed?
> >
> > And does 4:00 GMT not work for anyone?
> >
> > Note that it in general takes a few days for Zakim to switch conference
> so
> > we will probably have to do this week's call at 3:00 GMT.
> >
> > cheers,
> > -harry
> >
> >
> > On Mon, 19 Oct 2009, ashok malhotra wrote:
> >
> >> I'm sorry I missed the first WG telcon!
> >> There seems to have been some discussion re. the time for the weekly
> telcon.
> >> Like Juan Sequeda, I have a conflict at the Thursday time,  Would it be
> >> possible to
> >> move the telcon to Fridays, perhaps at 11AM Eastern, the time slot we
> used
> >> for the XG calls?
> >> All the best, Ashok
> >>
> >>
> >> hhalpin@w3.org wrote:
> >>>
> >>> The first meeting is always the most difficult due to everyone getting
> used
> >>> to things, but here are our minutes! Will link  to from homepage once
> >>> approved after next meeting.
> >>>
> >>> HTML:
> >>> http://www.w3.org/2009/10/15-RDB2RDF-minutes.html
> >>>
> >>>        RDB2RDF Working Group Teleconference
> >>>
> >>> 15 Oct 2009
> >>>
> >>>    [2]Agenda
> >>>
> >>>       [2]
> >>>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdb2rdf-wg/2009Oct/0002.html
> >>>
> >>>    See also: [3]IRC log
> >>>
> >>>       [3] http://www.w3.org/2009/10/15-RDB2RDF-irc
> >>>
> >>> Attendees
> >>>
> >>>    Present: (possibly incomplete) orri, seema, souri, rcygnaik, lima,
> >>>           marcelo, Joseph_Scheuhammer, hhalpin, mhausenblas, angelo,
> >>>           nuno, jsequeda, Ahmed, whalb, howard, iv_an_ru, soeren
> >>>
> >>>    Chair
> >>>           Ahmed
> >>>
> >>>    Scribe
> >>>           hhalpin
> >>>
> >>> Contents
> >>>
> >>>      * [4]Topics
> >>>          1. [5]"Introduction"
> >>>          2. [6]"Schedule"
> >>>          3. [7]"Future Meetings"
> >>>      * [8]Summary of Action Items
> >>>      _________________________________________________________
> >>>
> >>> Introduction
> >>>
> >>>    Introduction round
> >>>
> >>>    soeren: linked data background, Triplify, one of the DBpedia
> >>>    founders
> >>>
> >>>    cygri: DERI, main developer of D2RQ, interested in linked data,
> >>>    information integration
> >>>
> >>>    Souri and Seema: we are interested in RDB2RDF here at Oracle as we
> >>>    have a lot of relational data as you can guess
> >>>
> >>>    Orri: from OpenLink, long time doing DB federation, etc., main
> >>>    contributor to linked data community
> >>>
> >>>    <hhalpin> scribe: hhalpin
> >>>
> >>>    Orri is presenting next week
> >>>
> >>>    From OpenLink
> >>>
> >>>    Ahmed: from HP
> >>>    ... interests in integration
> >>>    ... works in RDF
> >>>
> >>>    Angelo: new to this group
> >>>    ... postdoc at OKKAM project
> >>>    ... co-ordinating all the work for use-cases, interest in entity
> >>>    identifiers for linked data
> >>>    ... automatically extraxting entities from relational data
> >>>    ... automatically identify these entities.
> >>>    ... background in multimedia IR
> >>>
> >>>    Howard: from Metamotix
> >>>    ... been in semantic technology world for 8-9 years
> >>>    ... developed middleware integration platform.
> >>>    ... integrating structured and semi-structured data
> >>>
> >>>    Howard is presenting in early november.
> >>>
> >>>    Wolfgang: Working in Austria
> >>>    ... has but Eurostat as Linked Data
> >>>    ... did work in XG
> >>>
> >>>    Harry: W3C Fellow from Uni. of Edinburgh
> >>>    ... will be helping with contacts
> >>>    ... co-chairing with Ahmed.
> >>>    ... participated in XG
> >>>
> >>>    <mhausenblas>
> >>>    [9]
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdb2rdf-wg/2009Oct/000
> >>>    9.html
> >>>
> >>>       [9]
> >>>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdb2rdf-wg/2009Oct/0009.html
> >>>
> >>>    Nuno: Working in DERI
> >>>    ... hetereogenous sources, working on XSPARQL
> >>>    ... extending XQuery.
> >>>
> >>>    Ashok is on vacation.
> >>>
> >>>    Ivan: dialing in...
> >>>
> >>>    Juan: a Uni. Ph.D. student at University of Austin
> >>>    ... was part of XG
> >>>    ... creating Ultrawrap, RDB2RDF system
> >>>    ... takes advantage of existing infrastructure
> >>>    ... want to learn mappings
> >>>    ... uses data-mining, linked data for bioinformatics by end of year
> >>>
> >>>    Michael: Informal meeting at ISWC
> >>>    ... First face-to-face officially will be later
> >>>
> >>>    Juan: I'll be at ISWC.
> >>>
> >>>    Seema: From Oracle
> >>>    ... located in new hampshire
> >>>    ... working in semantic group
> >>>
> >>>    Marcelo: ... Marcelo Arenas, from catholic university of chile
> >>>    ... most in database theory
> >>>    ... we have a group that works in RDF
> >>>    ... have done semantics for SPARQL, adding navigation, dealing with
> >>>    RDFS and OWL
> >>>    ... we want to work on this problem.
> >>>
> >>>    <scribe> ACTION: hhalpin to re-send Marcelo invited expert form
> >>>    [recorded in
> >>>    [10]http://www.w3.org/2009/10/15-RDB2RDF-minutes.html#action01]
> >>>
> >>>    <trackbot> Created ACTION-5 - Re-send Marcelo invited expert form
> >>>    [on Harry Halpin - due 2009-10-22].
> >>>
> >>>    Li Ma: formerly of IBM, will be joining the group as Invited Expert.
> >>>
> >>>    scribe: participated in XG.
> >>>    ... worked for more 5 years
> >>>    ... was at IBM, now working on integrating databases
> >>>    ... have a paper at this year ISWC that describes our mapping
> >>>    approach
> >>>
> >>> Schedule
> >>>
> >>>    Ahmed: spend a month and a half doing fact-finding on implementation
> >>>    work.
> >>>    ... next week is OpenLink and Orri
> >>>    ... will have anyone to post the links
> >>>
> >>>    <mhausenblas> see
> >>>    [11]
> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/rdb2rdf/wiki/Initial_Round_of_Presenta
> >>>    tions
> >>>
> >>>      [11]
> >>> http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/rdb2rdf/wiki/Initial_Round_of_Presentations
> >>>
> >>>    Ahmed: just send them to harry to post
> >>>    ... a week if not more the presentation
> >>>    ... we also have D2R, Metamotix on the queue.
> >>>    ... we can still fit them in.
> >>>    ... send them in.
> >>>    ... give a paragraph of what group has done
> >>>
> >>>    <metatomix> Also joined this group is Samir Batla. Batla has been
> >>>    leveraging ST for about 8-9 years in a solutions architect role -
> >>>    having been with Cerebra, Inc, Siderean Software and now Metatomix.
> >>>
> >>>    Ahmed: sometime in Nov we will be done with that piece
> >>>    ... we need to pin down some of our goals.
> >>>    ... listed some of these in the announcment
> >>>    ... six items:
> >>>    ... we hope to have this by march
> >>>
> >>>    Michael: let's have discussions on the mailing list
> >>>
> >>>    <mhausenblas> ... and use the Wiki to collect it
> >>>
> >>>    Michael: wiki is easier than mailing list
> >>>    ... for keeping track of some things.
> >>>
> >>>    Ahmed: How about things we end up not pursuing?
> >>>
> >>>    Michael: We will do a use-case and requirements.
> >>>
> >>>    Ahmed: any proposals for improving?
> >>>
> >>>    Michael: flag certain features
> >>>    ... to prioritize
> >>>
> >>>    <scribe> ACTION: mhausenb to add material to the Wiki [recorded in
> >>>    [12]http://www.w3.org/2009/10/15-RDB2RDF-minutes.html#action03]
> >>>
> >>>    <trackbot> Created ACTION-6 - Add material to the Wiki [on Michael
> >>>    Hausenblas - due 2009-10-22].
> >>>
> >>>    Juan: I'd like to present
> >>>
> >>>    don't worry, I can fix things!
> >>>
> >>> Future Meetings
> >>>
> >>>    Juan: Do we want future meetings at this time?
> >>>    ... doesn't work for me too well.
> >>>
> >>>    Ahmed: Hard to make everyone happy
> >>>    ... Juan, can you switch schedules?
> >>>
> >>>    Juan: I can lose this time.
> >>>
> >>>    Ahmed: I hope we can keep this time.
> >>>
> >>>    <scribe> ACTION: hhalpin to send email out to europeans explaining
> >>>    daylight savings time. [recorded in
> >>>    [13]http://www.w3.org/2009/10/15-RDB2RDF-minutes.html#action04]
> >>>
> >>>    <trackbot> Created ACTION-7 - Send email out to europeans explaining
> >>>    daylight savings time. [on Harry Halpin - due 2009-10-22].
> >>>
> >>>    Ahmed: let's send e-mails out about the time
> >>>
> >>>    Michael: do we want to say each other's names?
> >>>
> >>>    Ahmed: try to use first name
> >>>    ... I think we are done.
> >>>    ... Orri is next week!
> >>>    ... thanks everyone, triplify and D2RQ are afterwards.
> >>>    ... minutes will be made available.
> >>>    ... next meeting we will send tomorrow.
> >>>    ... Next time, to log into IRC beforehand.
> >>>    ... will start precisely 5 minutes later.
> >>>
> >>>    bye!
> >>>
> >>>    Meeting Adjourned
> >>>
> >>>    <marcelo> I lost the phone connection
> >>>
> >>>    trackbot, end meeting
> >>>
> >>> Summary of Action Items
> >>>
> >>>    [NEW] ACTION: hhalpin to re-send Marcelo invited expert form
> >>>    [recorded in
> >>>    [14]http://www.w3.org/2009/10/15-RDB2RDF-minutes.html#action01]
> >>>    [NEW] ACTION: hhalpin to send email out to europeans explaining
> >>>    daylight savings time. [recorded in
> >>>    [15]http://www.w3.org/2009/10/15-RDB2RDF-minutes.html#action04]
> >>>    [NEW] ACTION: mhausenb to add material to the Wiki [recorded in
> >>>    [16]http://www.w3.org/2009/10/15-RDB2RDF-minutes.html#action03]
> >>>
> >>>    [End of minutes]
> >>>
> >>
> >
>
>
>
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