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From: Sherman Monroe <sdmonroe@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2009 09:30:09 -0500
Message-ID: <e23f467e0906060730o228c2a31iaaab05a202f36b00@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Wallace <Chris.Wallace@uwe.ac.uk>
Cc: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Ian Millard <icm@ecs.soton.ac.uk>

> Looks very good - I'll give it a spin.  I'd be interested to know what
> algorithm is used here to bring the bird meaning to the top of the results.
Cool, thanks. As far as the algorithm [1], it's Entity Rank and
co-frequencies, explained in depth in this paper by Orri Erling [2].

> I wonder about the utility of the directory/file metaphor (rather than the
> graph metaphor) since this brings with it the unintended notion of
> containment.
> As another browsing example you may be interested in this dbPedia/mashup
> browser I built as a toy in XQuery on eXist a while back.
> http://www.cems.uwe.ac.uk/xmlwiki/RDF/classbrowse2.xq?resource=Kiwi
> This is based on the three category systems used in dbpedia and had as its
> objective to be a picture-book browser.  It is very much a prototype and
> stresses the little server it shares with other eXist applications so please
> be gentle (I must look into moving it to the cloud)
Very interesting.The dbpedia data has a skos:broder property that I used to
transverse the broader and narrower categories, is this the sameAs what you
used, or is there another property type I should explore?

[1] http://lod.openlinksw.com/facet_doc.html
[2] http://www.openlinksw.com/weblog/oerling/lodw2.pdf


> Regards
> Chris
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