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Re: Objects as RDF subgraphs

From: Damian Steer <dsteer@hp.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 13:55:58 +0100
To: "Seth Russell" <seth@robustai.net>
Cc: <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>, "Damian Steer" <dsteer@hp.com>
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"Seth Russell" <seth@robustai.net> writes:

> From: "Damian Steer" <dsteer@hp.com>
>> I'm about to start work on an(other) rdf browser. The idea is to
>> present rdf data in a 'coarse grained' way - eg vcard data as a box
>> containing name, tel no, photo etc.
>> The tricky bit will be the coarse graining. I'm considering
>> auto-generating classes which will pick out sub-graphs of an
>> underlying rdf model.
> What defines the "underlying rdf model" ?

Good question. In the first instance a particular
document/database. I'd like to extend it to add data about the current
item from other sources, eg seeAlso, and other methods (which would
be, um... TAP, Joseki... things like that?)

> Sailor agents put triples (the arc, not the node) in different models
> (graphs, sub-graphs,  contexts, formula, whatever you want to call them).  I
> believe that TimBl's CWM uses the same strategy.
> http://robustai.net/sailor/
> I would call a sailor agent a RDF browser ... wouldn't you?

Sounds like it. Sorry, is there an online demo available or do I have
to install it myself? I'm probably blind...

> Seth Russell


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