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SKOS implementation: SISM

From: Alistair Miles <alimanfoo@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 17:09:33 +0100
To: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>, Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Cc: Matthew Rowe <m.rowe@dcs.shef.ac.uk>, SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20090513160933.GB1665@skiathos>
Sean,

Another implementation for the report?

Cheers,

Alistair

On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 03:21:24PM +0200, Antoine Isaac wrote:
> Dear Matthew,
>
> Thank you very much!
> I cc the mail to the list, so that the group as a whole can be informed.
>
> Best,
>
> Antoine
>
>> Hello Antoine
>>
>> I have developed a very early version of a Social Identity Schema  
>> Mapping (SISM) which I have made available on the web. Here are the  
>> details:
>>
>> == 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)
>> SISM - Social Identity Schema Mapping
>>
>> * name of person and/or organisation responsible for the
>>  implementation
>> Matthew Rowe
>> OAK Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, UK.
>>
>> * a list of the SKOS constructs used (e.g. skos:Concept,
>>  skos:ConceptScheme, skos:inScheme, skos:broader, skos:prefLabel,
>>  skos:closeMatch ... etc.)
>>
>> skos:ConceptScheme
>> skos:Concept
>> skos:prefLabel
>> skos:altLabel
>> skos:exactMatch
>> skos:related
>> skos:broader
>> skos:narrower
>> skos:inScheme
>>
>> * URL(s) where the published SKOS data may be obtained, if the data
>>  are publicly available
>>
>> http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~mrowe/ontologies/sism.rdf
>>
>> * 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.
>>
>> The mapping schema is intended to provide relations between available  
>> vocabularies on the web used to define identity information. There  
>> appears to be, at present, duplication of similar concepts and 
>> relations in several available vocabularies. SKOS offers an ideal 
>> format to describe the semantics of the mapping between these similar 
>> concepts. The schema is not large, as it is an early version that only 
>> maps 4 vocabularies.
>>
>> Web site with info about the mappings including graphs:
>> http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~mrowe/sism.html
>>
>> Hope this helps. Let me know if you need any other information.
>>
>> thanks
>>
>>
>> On 7 Apr 2009, at 23:38, Antoine Isaac wrote:
>>
>>> 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
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> Matthew Rowe, MEng
>> PhD Student
>> OAK Group
>> Department of Computer Science
>> University of Sheffield
>> m.rowe@dcs.shef.ac.uk
>>
>>
>
>

-- 
Alistair Miles
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Email: alimanfoo@gmail.com **note change of email address**
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