Re: WaterML2 as RDF? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

One aspect that may be missed in the WaterML 2 / WDTF and the ACORN-SAT comparison:

- WaterML is a community agreed semantic representation of that domain's data. Using it organisations can exchange data and be 'fairly' comfortable that they are sharing the same concepts.

- ACORN-SAT is a representation of an internal file format used by one team, within one organisation.


We need to find a way to adequately support the community agreed representations of a domain's data for true interoperability.  

I expect that the community agreed representations will mature as they get real world usage. So if they are 'ugly' now, it doesn't mean that this will always be so. 

Bruce


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From: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, 4 April 2017 6:34 PM
To: public-sdw-wg@w3.org; Kerry Taylor
Subject: Re: WaterML2 as RDF?

Bill, this was something Kerry talked about way back at the workshop.
See her paper at [1] and my over-simplified reportage at [2].


[1] https://www.w3.org/2014/03/lgd/agenda#wwstandards
[2] https://www.w3.org/2014/03/lgd/report#themes


On 03/04/2017 13:41, Jon Blower wrote:
> Hi Bill,
>
> In the MELODIES project, one of our partners looked at doing something similar.
> In the end I think they decided to keep the actual data values out of the RDF
> for efficiency reasons. (I think they ended up with some kind of mixture of RDF
> and WaterML, and Iím not sure whether they were using WaterML 1 or 2.)
>
> I could put you in touch if you want to talk with them further.
>
> Cheers,
> Jon
>
> *From: *Bill Roberts <bill@swirrl.com>
> *Date: *Monday, 3 April 2017 13:10
> *To: *"public-sdw-wg@w3.org" <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
> *Subject: *WaterML2 as RDF?
> *Resent-From: *<public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
> *Resent-Date: *Monday, 3 April 2017 13:10
>
> Hi all
>
> I have an application coming up where I'd like to represent some time series of
> observations, currently expressed in WaterML2, as RDF - probably in the RDF Data
> Cube vocabulary.
>
> Does anyone in the group know of examples of this having been done before that I
> could learn from/ copy / re-use?
>
> Thanks
>
> Bill
>

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