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Re: SKOS Shuttle 2.2.6 available as RDF Composer

From: Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@graphity.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 20:28:55 +0200
Message-ID: <CAE35Vmzp8QXsBoCnnJxvD3Q4Mf=iQNOAGP54+h_OXyMrd8otGA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Fabio Ricci <fabio.ricci@semweb.ch>
Cc: Neil McNaughton <neilmcn@oilit.com>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Fabio,

my example was not a quad, it was a blank node. Quads have to to with named
graphs, while blank nodes is a normal RDF modelling practice.

Martynas

On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 10:16 PM, Fabio Ricci <fabio.ricci@semweb.ch> wrote:

> Dear Neil, Martynas,  dear communities
>
> (I do not find quads are the best idea to type an RDF value - although
> there were already some publicly financed projects proposing it).
>
> Upon Neil’s kind remark and explanation,* Semweb decided to finance the
> implementation of units of measure in SKOS Shuttle:*
>
> SKOS Shuttle allows by now the definition of RDF typed custom attributes
> choosing a type from 58 available units of measure which are (temporarily)
> defined in https://semweb.ch/lod/2016/12/unitsofmeasure.rdf (small
> changes might be published here in the next days) and loaded in SKOS
> Shuttle, waiting for W3C to come up with.
>
> The defined units of measure are the ones described in
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_System_of_Units and
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperial_units. they are mapped to types in
> https://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema11-2/ - please advice if some important
> units are still missing. Following Neil’s humorous hint and only upon
> regular commercial request further units e.g. from
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_humorous_units_of_measurement will
> be added.
>
> RDF custom attribute are typed in SKOS Shuttle using the same combobox as
> for choosing a W3C type, like shown in https://skosshuttle.ch/gen/
> images/sksunits.png (also subject to small changes in the next days).
>
> Thus the modelled example https://skosshuttle.ch/gen/images/skspiston.png *shows
> now a “diameter" and a “height" in inches*.
> The type “Inch” is defined as swunits:inch i.e. http://semweb.ch/lod/
> 2016/12/unitsofmeasure.rdf#inch, and relies upon the W3C type
> https://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema11-2/#double).
>
> Ergo by now SKOS Shuttle allows you by now to start using RDF typed data
> and hence to *model* not only engineering but *physics domains*.
>
> Thank you, Neil :)
>
> Kind regards / Meilleures salutations / Freundliche Grüsse
> *Fabio Ricci*
>
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> On 20 Dec 2016, at 10:59, Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@graphity.org>
> wrote:
>
> The measure and the unit do not have to fit into the same RDF value. You
> can use a blank node and then use QUDT to encode the unit:
>
>   [ qudt:unit unit:IN ;
>     qudt:value 8.55 ]
>
> http://qudt.org
> http://qudt.org/vocab/unit/IN
>
>
> Martynas
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> On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 10:40 AM, Fabio Ricci <fabio.ricci@semweb.ch>
> wrote:
>
>> Dear Neil
>>
>> thank you for writing, and it seems that I have put a finger on weak spot
>> … regarding the units subject (sorry!), and thank you for the nice
>> narration.
>> Nevertheless I need to point out, that the current lack of units in RDF
>> is not an inherent problem of RDF, nor it does not require a quad (see
>> below), but I see it as a temporary (maybe … political?) problem, because
>> W3C seems to have decided until today *not* to provide units of measure for
>> a value, as you promptly remarked here. From the representational point of
>> view, this need would be solved by simply define the unit of measure into
>> the value type expression like (hypothetically)
>>
>> "8.55^^" <http://www.w3.org/2016/XMLSchema#*inches*> or even
>> "8.55^^" <http://www.oilit.com/2016/XMLSchema#*inches*>
>>
>> … having again the triple and not the quad.
>>
>> So, please let separate a still incomplete type / units standard
>> definition from a tool which seems to offer a (currently) unique set of
>> features around RDF.
>>
>> Kind regards / Meilleures salutations / Freundliche Grüsse
>> *Fabio Ricci*
>>
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>> On 20 Dec 2016, at 10:02, Neil McNaughton <neilmcn@oilit.com> wrote:
>>
>> Fabio,
>>
>> That’s not so good for engineering style reasoning as in trying to see if
>> a valve will fit into a particular place or use. This is a recurring
>> problem with RDF triple modeling – there are not enough places in a triple
>> to put all the information you need to qualify a dimension. A *valve*
>> hasproperty *height* AND inunits *centimeters*. A quad already.
>> Of course it can be done – but requires more mapping which AKAIK is done
>> idiosyncratically with every author adopting his/her own approach.
>> For some (amusing I hope) background to this issue see my March 2004 Oil
>> IT Journal editorial A Million Miles of Spaghetti are Eaten Every Day
>> <http://www.oilit.com/2journal/4php/4_rebuild_center_frameset.php?item=load_article&2dyear=04&2dmonth=03&artno=3http://www.oilit.com/2journal/4php/4_rebuild_center_frameset.php?item=load_article&2dyear=04&2dmonth=03&artno=3>.
>>
>>
>> Best regards
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>>
>> *From:* Fabio Ricci [mailto:fabio.ricci@semweb.ch <fabio.ricci@semweb.ch>
>> ]
>> *Sent:* Monday, December 19, 2016 7:47 PM
>> *To:* Neil McNaughton <neilmcn@oilit.com>
>> *Cc:* semantic-web@w3.org; public-lod@w3.org
>> *Subject:* Re: SKOS Shuttle 2.2.6 available as RDF Composer
>>
>> In case your question was: "How do I recognise what unit measure the
>> attributes are” the answer is:
>> In the current release You have to name the attribute to have the measure
>> directly in its name, for instance instead of “Diameter” you take
>> “DiameterInches”.
>>
>> Thank you for your question
>>
>> Kind regards / Meilleures salutations / Freundliche Grüsse
>> *Fabio Ricci*
>>
>>
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>>
>>
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>> On 19 Dec 2016, at 19:43, Fabio Ricci <fabio.ricci@semweb.ch> wrote:
>>
>> Diameter and Height are psd:decimal value and is encoded using
>> https://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema11-2/#decimal
>>
>> So the RDF value will be "8.55"^^<http://www.w3.org/
>> 2001/XMLSchema#decimal>
>>
>> Kind regards / Meilleures salutations / Freundliche Grüsse
>> *Fabio Ricci*
>>
>>
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>> On 19 Dec 2016, at 19:01, Neil McNaughton <neilmcn@oilit.com> wrote:
>>
>> “Diameter 8.55” 8.55 what – feet, meters … how do you encode the units?
>>
>> Best regards
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>>
>> *From:* Fabio Ricci [mailto:fabio.ricci@semweb.ch <fabio.ricci@semweb.ch>
>> ]
>> *Sent:* Monday, December 19, 2016 6:54 PM
>> *To:* semantic-web@w3.org; public-lod@w3.org
>> *Subject:* SKOS Shuttle 2.2.6 available as RDF Composer
>>
>> Dear Community
>>
>> I am proud to announce here that SKOS Shuttle has reached per today a
>> further degree of maturity.
>> With Release 2.2.6 SKOS Shuttle permits to create SKOS networks enhanced
>> as follows:
>>
>> 1) Integrating OWL classes at concept level (inherit all OWL class data
>> properties)
>> 2) Allowing creation of Custom attributes at concept level according to
>> values in https://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema11-2/
>> 3) Allowing (symmetrical) Custom Relations to link concepts (finally
>> allowing special constructs like "part-of”)
>> 4) Inserting SPARQL-UPDATE stuff (minor feature) in SPARQL tab
>> 5) Editing coloured RDF statements in the appropriate tab.
>>
>> *De facto SKOS Shuttle has become per 2016 an RDF composer.*
>> See a (really) tiny example in https://skosshuttle.ch/gen/
>> images/skspiston.png
>>
>> SKOS Shuttle is free to use (inside a fixed resource extent), educational
>> institutes gets the “silver”Tarif for free.
>>
>> Thank you all and have all a nice Christmas Time and a better New Year
>> 2017!
>>
>> Kind regards / Meilleures salutations / Freundliche Grüsse
>> *Fabio Ricci*
>>
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