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Re: Are there tools to generate data entry form and rdf/n3 from any rdf schema?

From: Leo Sauermann <leo@gnowsis.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 09:35:49 +0100
Message-ID: <4365D765.8050403@gnowsis.com>
To: "Jones, David H" <david.h.jones@boeing.com>
CC: semantic-web@w3.org, "Kitzmiller, Ted" <ted.kitzmiller@pss.boeing.com>

There are different tools in different stages that do stuff *similiar* 
to what you have in mind.

First of all, Protege can dynamically generate GUIs to edit instances, 
based on schemas. Its the "instance" tab. You should know protege 
anyhow: http://protege.stanford.edu/

Then, there are many projects in-between.
One of them is my own, gnowsis, which provides GUI components to create 
RDF editors. As it is based on Jena and swing, you can build Java 
applications with it. Part of the framework is a "ThingDialog" which is 
somehow the thing you want, but only the "automatically generated data 
entry form" and not the sourroundings. It will create a gui based on a 
Jena OntModel - which can be an OWL or RDFS ontology.

this gui framework can be found here:
info at

If you need this for a web-application, gnowsis and protege won't help much.
There *may* be web-based tools, see other answers.


Es begab sich aber zu der Zeit 30.10.2005 23:27,  da Jones, David H 

>Do any tools exist that take as input an RDF schema, automatically
>generate a data entry form, then, once data is entered, generate xml/rdf
>or n3 serialization of data?  This would be similar to foaf-a-matic, but
>would work with any RDF schema.
>David H. Jones
>Boeing Phantom Works, 
>Mathematics & Computing Technology
>425-865-2964 (FAX)
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