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missed SKOS implementation: MMI

From: Alistair Miles <alimanfoo@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 17:07:04 +0100
To: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>, John Graybeal <graybeal@mbari.org>
Cc: public-swd-wg@w3.org, Carlos Rueda <carueda@mbari.org>, Bermudez Luis <bermudez@sura.org>
Message-ID: <20090513160704.GA1665@skiathos>
Hi Sean,

Did we miss this implementation? I don't see it at [1] or [2].

Cheers,

Alistair

[1] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/SKOS/reference/20090315/implementation.html
[2] http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=rmQPwhMMWXxY62FinzE44Eg

On Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 05:08:06PM -0700, John Graybeal wrote:
> Alistair, Antoine,
>
> Congratulations on your release, good show.
>
> We will be basing the next release of our MMI semantic framework[4]  
> tools[1],[2],[3] in large part using the latest SKOS release.  We expect 
> the next release to be out within a month or so.
>
> Some details are below.
>
> === Vocabularies/Mappings
>
> We will be creating a very large number of vocabularies, many of them  
> from existing non-RDF resources on the web.  Many of the details will  
> vary.  We will be using SKOS as thoroughly as makes sense to us  
> (probably pretty thoroughly).
>
> We will be creating a number of mappings (we already have a number using 
> the previous SKOS). These will be community-owned so many of the details 
> will vary.  The data will all be publicly available at the repository 
> [1].
>
> == Software Implementations ==
>
> * name of the software: MMI Ontology Registry and Repository, including 
> voc2rdf [2] and VINE[3] tools.
>
> * name of person and/or organisation responsible for the implementation
> Implementer: Carlos Rueda
> Principal Investigator: John Graybeal
> Organization: Marine Metadata Interoperability
> Organization: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute et al
>
> * URLs for software home page and/or download location if publicly  
> downloadable: see [1]
>
> * can the software read SKOS data?  Yes
>
> * can the software write SKOS data?  Yes
> * can the software check consistency of SKOS data with respect to  the  
> SKOS data model?  not sure...probably not
>
> - main purpose and functionality of the softwarer: community ontology  
> repository for marine science (and ...)
> - the programming language and/or software frameworks used: Java mostly; 
> details on request
> - any other URLs describing the software or providing further  
> information: see [1], [2], [3], [4]
>
> John
>
> P.S.  Expert consultation on our use of SKOS will be welcome...  (See  
> the VINE interface mockup, notably the pop-up help for the buttons in  
> the middle)
>
> [1] Repository: http://mmisw.org/or
> [2] voc2rdf: http://mmisw.org/ontmd/voc2rdf
> [3] VINE: description of download at http://marinemetadata.org/vine,   
> web-based mockup at http://mmisw.org/vine
> [4] Semantic Framework description: http://marinemetadata.org/semanticframework
>
>
>
>
>  	semantic-web@w3.org
> 	From: 	aisaac@few.vu.nl
> 	Subject: 	Request for Implementation Input: SKOS Simple Knowledge  
> Organization  System
>
> 	Date: 	April 7, 2009 3:38:06 PM PDT
>
> 	To: 	public-esw-thes@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org, 
> DC-GENERAL@JISCMAIL.AC.UK, dc-architecture@JISCMAIL.AC.UK, 
> ecoterm@npogroups.org, public-owl-dev@w3.org, public-owl-wg@w3.org, 
> facetedclassification@yahoogroups.com, NKOS-L@OCLC.ORGand 8 moreā€¦
> 	Cc: 	public-swd-wg@w3.org
>
> The W3C Semantic Web Deployment Working Group is pleased to announce
> the publication of a Candidate Recommendation for the Simple Knowledge
> Organization System (SKOS) Reference:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/CR-skos-reference-20090317/
>
> A new Working Draft of the accompanying SKOS Primer has also been
> published:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-skos-primer-20090317/
>
> The Working Group now *calls for implementations.*
>
> We would like to hear of any vocabulary (thesaurus, classification
> system, subject heading system, taxonomy or other KOS) or mapping
> between vocabularies that has been published in the Web as
> machine-readable data using SKOS, and/or has been made available via
> programmatic services using SKOS.
>
> We would also like to hear of any software that has the capability to
> read and/or write SKOS data, and/or can check whether a given SKOS
> dataset is consistent with the SKOS data model.
>
> If you would like to notify us of a vocabulary, vocabulary mapping,
> and/or software as a SKOS implementation, *please send an email to
> public-swd-wg@w3.org before 30 April 2009*, providing the information
> described below. Please also begin the subject line with "SKOS
> Implementation:".
>
> == Vocabulary Implementations ==
>
> If you are notifying us of one or more vocabularies or vocabulary
> mappings as an implementation, please provide *at least* the following
> information:
>
> * vocabulary title(s) (e.g. Library of Congress Subject Headings)
>
> * name of person and/or organisation responsible for the
>  implementation
>
> * a list of the SKOS constructs used (e.g. skos:Concept,
>  skos:ConceptScheme, skos:inScheme, skos:broader, skos:prefLabel,
>  skos:closeMatch ... etc.)
>
> * URL(s) where the published SKOS data may be obtained, if the data
>  are publicly available
>
> We would also welcome any further information you care to provide,
> however this is *not mandatory*. For example, we would be interested
> to know the scope and size of the vocabulary, what it is primarily
> used for, in what languages the vocabulary is provided, any other URLs
> describing the vocabulary or providing further information.
>
> == Software Implementations ==
>
> If you are notifying us of software as an implementation, please
> provide *at least* the following information:
>
> * name of the software (e.g. SKOSEd)
>
> * name of person and/or organisation responsible for the
>  implementation
>
> * URLs for software home page and/or download location if publicly
>  downloadable
>
> * can the software read SKOS data?
>
> * can the software write SKOS data?
> * can the software check consistency of SKOS data with respect to
>  the SKOS data model?
>
> For more information on what we mean by reading, writing or checking
> SKOS data, see:
>
> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/wiki/SKOSImplementationReport
>
> We would also welcome any further information you care to provide,
> however this is *not mandatory*. For example, we would be interested
> in the main purpose and functionality of the software, the programming
> language and/or software frameworks used, details of the SKOS
> constructs which are supported, any other URLs describing the software
> or providing further information.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Alistair Miles and Antoine Isaac
>
> on behalf of the W3C Semantic Web Deployment Working Group
>
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> John Graybeal   <mailto:graybeal@mbari.org>  -- 831-775-1956
> Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
> Marine Metadata Interoperability Project: http://marinemetadata.org
>
>

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Alistair Miles
Web: http://purl.org/net/aliman
Email: alimanfoo@gmail.com **note change of email address**
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