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

From: Gong Cheng <gcheng@seu.edu.cn>
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 23:53:48 +0800
Message-ID: <488454020.21883@seu.edu.cn>
To: "'Juriy Katkov'" <katkov.juriy@gmail.com>, "'Semantic Web'" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002a01cb784a$a48c1cf0$eda456d0$@edu.cn>
Hey Yury,

You may also want to try Falcons Ontology Search:

or Falcons Concept Search:


>From: semantic-web-request@w3.org [mailto:semantic-web-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Juriy Katkov
>Sent: Saturday, October 30, 2010 10:40 PM
>To: Semantic Web
>Subject: How to find a proper ontology for my classes and properties?
>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
>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
>Thank you in advance! 
>Yury Katkov
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