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Re: "Team" members wanted

From: Sebastian Samaruga <ssamarug@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2017 23:54:44 -0300
Message-ID: <CAOLUXBvDwmBWdQZ1RdKpbCgc83W3=fGR5Q2_cBMmbWkPPXjBoQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Cory Casanave <cory-c@modeldriven.com>, W3C Semantic Web IG <semantic-web@w3.org>, public-rww <public-rww@w3.org>, DBpedia <Dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net>, pragmaticweb@lists.spline.inf.fu-berlin.de
Sorry again, here goes the right link:

https://github.com/CognescentBI/BISemantics/blob/master/Document.pdf?raw=true

Best,
Sebastián Samaruga
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http://exampledotorg.blogspot.com.ar/2017/09/hi-everyone-im-sebastian-software.html


On Nov 6, 2017 11:06 PM, "Sebastian Samaruga" <ssamarug@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, I've just refactored an introductory document to the framework I'm
> proposing for Business Integration. Don't hesitate in commenting or
> reviewing. Be patient please, it's a first draft. I've tried to be more
> concise than in previous documents. Thanks!
>
>
> https://github.com/CognescentBI/BISemantics/blob/master/Document.pdf
>
> Best,
> Sebastián Samaruga
> ---
> http://exampledotorg.blogspot.com.ar/2017/09/hi-everyone-im-
> sebastian-software.html
>
>
> On Oct 31, 2017 8:57 PM, "Sebastian Samaruga" <ssamarug@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi. It's really encouraging to find people interested into achieving
>> similar goals. Mostly when the whole community seems to be looking at other
>> side and the support comes from an organization like the OMG.
>>
>> I'll try to respond inline each part of your message:
>>
>> On Oct 28, 2017 1:10 PM, "Cory Casanave" <cory-c@modeldriven.com> wrote:
>>
>> Sebastián,
>>
>> We may have some goals in common. We are currently working on a reference
>> implementation for “Semantic Modeling for Information Federation” (SMIF),
>> an OMG standard in progress. Here is a link to the current draft:
>> https://github.com/ModelDriven/SIMF/blob/master/NextS
>> ubmission/SMIFSubmissionMasterDocument.pdf
>>
>> I've tried to read the specification. It's really 'formal' in shape but a
>> little bit narrow less in scope. It defines lots of artifacts and their
>> roles in the way of 'usual' models of models approach of trying to solve
>> anything. My approach would be to have a metamodel that could render any
>> model (including the model itself)
>>
>> The foundation meta-model is designed to support a variety of modeling,
>> data languages and technologies as well as mapping semantics. There is
>> already one commercial implementation of the UML/OWL binding (which makes
>> it much easier to create and reuse SW models): https://www.nomagic.c
>> om/product-addons/magicdraw-addons/cameo-concept-modeler-plugin
>>
>> If a foundation meta-model is meant to be built for business integration,
>> both in the producers side of the coin as in the consumers side everything
>>
>> should be homogeneus as for being able to regard resources comming or
>> going into an operation (or exchange as I'm building an ESB) as the same
>> kind of thing, regardless they are database records, XML files, CSV or
>> whatever.
>>
>> That's why I'll be using Functional Programming for this along with Java
>> 8. Operations include the representation side of the coin as verbs as in
>> CRUD resorts on the formats being exchanged.
>>
>> We are building out the more runtime aspects of federation ( also in Java
>> 😊). The mapping semantics that define the “pivot” through concepts to
>> various data representations is a key feature, as are higher representation
>> of concepts like roles and first-class relationships. We are not quite
>> ready to post the initial implementation, the target is end-of-year. One
>> area we would like to collaborate on is the analytics side, currently the
>> analytics front-ends are all very SQL (or at least table or name/value)
>> oriented.
>>
>>
>> The 'pivot' representation for various integrated sources should be the
>> ability to treat a DB, REST or whatever representation as the same without
>> resorting in layers of layers of mappings. Federation could be thought of
>> as if I update a (database) resource a (RESTful) resource is updated
>> (invoked) accordingly.
>>
>> Analytics should come its way if 'federated' queries may be rant over
>> 'homologated' meta-models of sources. Here I agree that there should be no
>> mappings to the underlying sources but leverage the homogeneity given from
>> FP. Given a functional ESB approach I'm pointing to, analytics would be
>> pipes of transforms in exchanges.
>>
>> Like you, we are looking for collaborators on both the business and
>> technical sides. It may be that the projects could be mutually supportive.
>>
>> Of course I'll be pleased in collaborating in this endeavor. What I'll
>> warn you is that my 'formalism' and, even, my skills levels may be very
>> bellow the ones beared by those actually participating.
>>
>> And what I could offer for now are *very fuzzy* early drafts (even ones
>> without any layout at all) where I'm dumping thoughts regarding a future
>> implementation:
>>
>> https://github.com/CognescentBI/BISemantics
>>
>> Best,
>> Sebastián Samaruga.
>>
>>
>> Cory Casanave
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Sebastian Samaruga [mailto:ssamarug@gmail.com]
>> *Sent:* Friday, October 27, 2017 11:26 AM
>> *To:* W3C Semantic Web IG <semantic-web@w3.org>; public-rww <
>> public-rww@w3.org>; DBpedia <Dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net>;
>> pragmaticweb@lists.spline.inf.fu-berlin.de
>> *Subject:* "Team" members wanted
>>
>>
>>
>> Team members wanted (for a project that doesn't yet exist):
>>
>>
>>
>> Hi, I'm just creating 'CognescentBI' as an organization into GitHub for
>> initially hosting the proyect 'BISemantics' where I'll be pushing all the
>> development efforts regarding a Business Integration platform for the Web
>> of Data.
>>
>>
>>
>> https://www.github.com/CognescentBI/BISemantics
>>
>>
>>
>> I'm looking for collaborators, members, contributors and comments of all
>> kind and sources.
>>
>>
>>
>> Please watch for updates or follow:
>>
>> http://exampledotorg.blogspot.com
>>
>>
>>
>> From Blogspot there will be accessible a forum group link and Twitter
>> updates from which to keep updated.
>>
>>
>>
>> For being honest, I already have no code at all. The whole project is
>> planned to be implemented in Java and with a strong 'semantics'
>> orientation. For now all I have is a bunch of Word documents specifying
>> what's my 'vision' of a Semantic Web of Data.
>>
>>
>>
>> So please be patient. I'm trying to take this very slowly doing as much
>> analysis and design as posible before actually implementing anything.
>>
>>
>>
>> So, if you dare, try to skim through the document files in the repo and,
>> reading between lines, try to figure out what are the ingredients I'll try
>> to mix up.
>>
>>
>>
>> I now it's cumbersome for someone to be asked to figure out what others
>> (example: me) are trying to mean when stating something. That's my main
>> problem when I think something I wrote is worthwhile to share with the
>> world and I think it will be evident for others to realize what's my point.
>>
>>
>>
>> That's why I'm going 'social' into development. It's evident for me I'm
>> needing to be clear in the most possible ways and that comments from peers
>> are the only way to find out where I must turn out to achieve this.
>>
>>
>>
>> Best Regards,
>>
>> Sebastián.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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