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Re: search client

From: Pierre-Yves Vandenbussche <py.vandenbussche@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:55:03 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+D1Oak+YH+aXZRSEs6MFFaUDte=aCLWxMFVdEehJZivkq9Enw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Harrison <mark.harrison@cantab.net>
Cc: Dave Caroline <dave.thearchivist@gmail.com>, "Richard H. McCullough" <rhmccullough@att.net>, W3C Web Schemas Task Force <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Hi Richard,

If you want to filter a particular search using schema.org types, you
should have a look at Google Custom Search. It takes about 30 seconds to
make a type-specific search engine. The tutorial is available here:
https://support.google.com/customsearch/answer/4544182?hl=en

Best,
Pierre-Yves.


Pierre-Yves Vandenbussche.


On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 9:41 AM, Mark Harrison <mark.harrison@cantab.net>
wrote:

> I'm no expert in mind-reading but perhaps Dick McCullough was asking
> whether it is possible for a client to ask the major search engines using
> SPARQL (or even a simplified version of SPARQL) and express their query
> using predicates and classes from schema.org in order to find resources
> and documents containing those assertions - i.e. to use schema.org not
> only for publishing Linked Data but also for querying it via regular search
> engines.
>
> For a while there was OpenKnowledgeGraph, which provided a SPARQL endpoint
> - until it closed down.
> Freebase also provides a SPARQL endpoint, although the predicates appear
> not to be those from schema.org
>
> There is a discussion here
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/infovore-basekb/Dy9T3aI7ZLw
> about the possibility of mapping terms from schema.org to Freebase
> predicates.
>
> I hope this helps!
>
> Best wishes,
>
> - Mark
>
>
>
> On 29 Aug 2014, at 08:24, Dave Caroline <dave.thearchivist@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > You seem confused about who does what in searching.
> >
> > How should schema.org read your mind, it is not its job
> > The client asks the search engines
> >
> > Dave Caroline
> >
> > On 28/08/2014, Richard H. McCullough <rhmccullough@att.net> wrote:
> >> As a search client, I would like to use schema.org to tell the search
> >> engine
> >>
> >> what I am searching for.  Is that now possible?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Dick McCullough
> >>
> >> Context Knowledge Systems
> >>
> >> What is your view?
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>
>
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