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Re: Chrome Extension of Semantic Web

From: Ruben Verborgh <ruben.verborgh@ugent.be>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 16:27:58 +0100
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-Id: <CE3F973B-40AE-44E4-9A8B-8C3960564FD2@ugent.be>
To: Hitoshi Uchida <uchida@w3.org>
Dear Hitoshi,

Very interesting work!

My research is also about using the semantic content inside webpages,
and I use it to create personalized actions on content.
Given a webpage with semantic annotations,
my extension reads the annotations of the element under the cursor
and generates matching actions, as you can see in the screenshot [1].
This solution is called Distributed Affordance [2].

It looks like there are some connections to Semantic Spider.
One open question I have is: what actions should I recommend to users?
I.e., if thereís information about a book on a page,
should I provide a link to Amazon or Barnes & Noble?
I think Semantic Spider could help finding those answers,
as it has a notion of a userís interests without compromising privacy.

My extension is still under development, but you can read about the concept and architecture [3].
Furthermore, some examples are online [4] using a shim script instead of the extension.

Perhaps we can connect your and my work together in some way?



[1] https://twitter.com/RubenVerborgh/status/388685812491370497/photo/1
[2] http://distributedaffordance.org/
[3] http://distributedaffordance.org/publications/ws-rest2013.pdf
[4] http://rubenverborgh.github.io/Distributed-Affordance-Examples/
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