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Re: How to find a proper ontology for my classes and properties?

From: Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 17:03:19 +0200
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=coOuHCj_UuAdmdJdsrA33md1cjvuZbtcKrgbW@mail.gmail.com>
To: Juriy Katkov <katkov.juriy@gmail.com>
Cc: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Hi Yury!

Take a look at Schemapedia: <http://schemapedia.com/>. It's a very
nice service with lots of examples. It also links to other services in
the search results (Schemacache, Swoogle and Sindice), so you can
continue from there on if you don't find what you're looking for.

Best regards,

On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 4:40 PM, Juriy Katkov <katkov.juriy@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone!
> I have 2 questions about rdf data.
> 1. Suppose I started describing something in triples and I want to use a
> property 'hasOwner'. I understand that it's much better to use this property
> from one of the existing ontologies rather than use property from my own
> namespace.
> The question is: what is the easyest and the most right way to search for
> this property? I know, there is Swoogle and sometimes it helps me with that.
> I wonder if there is something better that fulltext search.
> 2. Suppose I face the dataset I never use before. What do you usually do
> first to get a first impression about the dataset? At the moment I first
> make some SPARQL queries to this dataset, such as:
> select COUNT(?x) WHERE
> {
> ?x a ?z .
> }
> than I use Marbles or Sig.ma to surf randomly over this data and finally I
> come up with a opinion where I need data from the dataset or not.
> Again, what do you usually do? Is there a tools or useful queries that can
> help Semantic Web user in browsing data and getting useful info about
> datasets?
> Thank you in advance!
> Yury Katkov
Received on Saturday, 30 October 2010 15:04:08 UTC

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