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Re: Intranet ontology?

From: John Breslin <john.breslin@nuigalway.ie>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 11:12:58 +0000
To: Alexander Johannesen <alexander.johannesen@gmail.com>, Rob Styles <rs@kasabi.com>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CB67DB3A.256AA%john.breslin@nuigalway.ie>
You may also be interested in looking at how Ecospace adapted SIOC for use
in Enterprise Workspaces: http://www.ami-communities.eu/wiki/ECOSPACE/SIOC

See also Boeing Insite: http://www.w3.org/2009/Talks/Boeing-tpac09.pdf



On 20/02/2012 11:02, "Alexander Johannesen" <alexander.johannesen@gmail.com>

> "Rob Styles" <rs@kasabi.com> wrote:
>> > Perhaps if you could give some concrete examples of what you want to
>> describe, real entities and their attributes and relationships, then folks on
>> here can suggest models for them? I mean real example data to work with.
> Well, I guess I could, although I don't waste too much of peoples' time. :)
> However, there's two things to say to that ;
> 1. Yes, I'll provide some examples, but 2. Ready-made ontologies also work as
> a shared platform for thought, and I was hoping not to make my own as there is
> tons of stuff I might miss out on, forget, not realize, etc, and so on. My
> trust in my own fallability is rather fuzzy.
> Anyway, I'm creating a rather all-encompassing Intranet platform (I use Topic
> Maps rather that RDF, but I can convert back and forth with some ease) that
> basically is an application delivery platform. Lots of overlapping domains
> that somehow encompasses the concept of "Intranet"; CMS, KM, DMC, CRM, and a
> few other good shorties. I could use ontologies from each field, but the
> overlap is staring me in the face, laughing at my feable attempts at unifying
> them without creating too much complexity.
> Even an upper ontology at this point would be good. Examples of entities are
> people, projects, companies, organisations, clients, systems, domains,
> partners, reports, documents, printers, machines, hardware, software. And then
> relationships on top, grouping, collections, direction, cardinality, impact,
> range, and so on.
> I can imagine doing it myself and ending up with a couple of hundred entities
> and maybe a hundred relationships (I like them slightly ambiguous :) ), but I
> was expecting to have a hard problem selecting between them, and not a hard
> time *finding* them.
> Anyway, any help would be lovely.
> Thanks,
> Alex 

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