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Re: [regrep-semantic] Re: Deploying an OWL ontology via an Web Services interface

From: Chiusano Joseph <chiusano_joseph@bah.com>
Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 09:52:02 -0400
Message-ID: <409F8902.EE2C4E80@bah.com>
To: public-sws-ig@w3.org
Cc: carlmattocks@checkmi.com

Forwarding on behalf of Carl Mattocks, Co-Chair of OASIS/ebXML Registry
SCM subcommittee.

Kind Regards,
Joe Chiusano
Booz | Allen | Hamilton
Strategy and Technology Consultants to the World

Carl Mattocks wrote:
 
Rob :

Yes - the ebXML Registry Semantic Content Management are actively
working to enable community managed ontologies. If you would like to
provide feedback on the 'use cases' we have developed- please let me
know.

regards
carl
> 
> <quote who="Chiusano Joseph">
> > I would like to call your attention to the work that is currently being
> > done in the OASIS/ebXML Registry SCM (Semantic Content Management)
> > subcommittee [1]. A link to the group's charter is also listed in [1].
> >
> > I've copied the SCM listserv in case any of the members that are on this
> > list would like to provide more information.
> >
> > Kind Regards,
> > Joe Chiusano
> > Booz | Allen | Hamilton
> > Strategy and Technology Consultants to the World
> >
> > [1]
> > http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/sc_home.php?wg_abbrev=regrep-semantic
> >
> > Rob Atkinson wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> Apologies if there is an obvious answer to this, but I havent been able
> >> to locate it via browsing, searching or asking yet: is there a working
> >> group, standard, best practice or even published proprietary API for
> >> deploying an ontology via Web Services.
> >>
> >> I am interested in the case of a community managed ontology, where
> >> working groups can be delegated to maintain parts of the ontology, all
> >> via a single web accessible repository. Applications would be able to
> >> search this repository as required.
> >>
> >> I would like the ability to:
> >> 1) insert, update or delete classes
> >> 2) find references that directly depend on a class
> >> 3) query
> >> 4) ideally, insert an entire OWL ontology including relationships to
> >> pre-existing classes...
> >> 5) ... which implies having a stable URI to reference items within the
> >> deployed ontology in the first place
> >>
> >> Maybe there is no API that makes sense, and its always only possible to
> >> think about publishing a single file, and using xlink to try to glue it
> >> all together - in which case there should be some serious thought
> >> somewhere about the query mechanisms you would use to perform typical
> >> ontology traversals. I'd be happy with a registry-friendly model where
> >> the transactions can be defined to be honest.
> >>
> >> Can anyone point me to where such deployment issues are being worked
> >> out?
> >>
> >> Regards
> >> Rob Atkinson
> >
> > --
> > Kind Regards,
> > Joseph Chiusano
> > Associate
> > Booz | Allen | Hamilton
> >
> 
> --
> Carl Mattocks
> 
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-- 
Kind Regards,
Joseph Chiusano
Associate
Booz | Allen | Hamilton
Received on Monday, 10 May 2004 09:54:07 UTC

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