[datahub-discuss] Lot's of eggs, but where is the chicken? Foundation of a Data ID Unit

Michel Dumontier michel.dumontier at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 20:55:34 UTC 2014

 we have just released a draft version of our W3C note on dataset
description [1] for comment. It would be worthwhile to compare this with
your DataID proposal, so as to see what considerations our community had,
and whether we have inadvertently missed something that you may require.




Michel Dumontier
Associate Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics), Stanford
Chair, W3C Semantic Web for Health Care and the Life Sciences Interest Group

On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 6:29 AM, Sebastian Hellmann <
hellmann at informatik.uni-leipzig.de> wrote:

>  Dear all,
> I would like to wish you a Happy Easter. At the same time, I have an
> issue, which concerns LOD and data on the web in general.
> As a community, we have all contributed to this image:
> http://lod-cloud.net/versions/2011-09-19/lod-cloud.html  (which is now
> three years old)
> You can see a lot of eggs on it, but the meta data (the chicken) is:
> - inaccurate
> - out-dated
> - infeasible to maintain manually
> (this is my opinion. I find it hard to belief that we will start updating
> triple and link counts manually)
> Here one pertinent example:
> http://datahub.io/dataset/dbpedia
> -> (this is still linking to DBpedia 3.5.1)
> Following the foundation of the DBpedia Association we would like to start
> to solve this problem with the help of a new group called DataIDUnit (
> http://wiki.dbpedia.org/coop/DataIDUnit) using "rough consensus and
> working code" as their codex: http://wiki.dbpedia.org/coop/
> The first goal will be to find some good existing vocabularies and then
> provide a working version for DBpedia.
> A student from Leipzig (Markus Freudenberg) will implement a "push DataId
> to Datahub via its API" feature.
> This will help us describe the chicken better, that laid all these eggs.
> Happy Easter, all feedback is welcome, we hope not to duplicate efforts.
> Sebastian
> --
> Sebastian Hellmann
> AKSW/NLP2RDF research group
> DBpedia Association
> Insitute for Applied Informatics (InfAI)
> Events:
> * *21st March, 2014*: LD4LT Kick-Off<https://www.w3.org/community/ld4lt/wiki/LD4LT_Group_Kick-Off_and_Roadmap_Meeting>@European Data Forum
> * *Sept. 1-5, 2014* Conference Week in Leipzig, including
> ** *Sept 2nd*, MLODE 2014
> ** *Sept 3rd*, 2nd DBpedia Community Meeting
> ** *Sept 4th-5th*, SEMANTiCS (formerly i-SEMANTICS) <http://semantics.cc/>
> Venha para a Alemanha como PhD: http://bis.informatik.uni-leipzig.de/csf
> Projects: http://dbpedia.org, http://nlp2rdf.org,
> http://linguistics.okfn.org, https://www.w3.org/community/ld4lt<http://www.w3.org/community/ld4lt>
> Homepage: http://aksw.org/SebastianHellmann
> Research Group: http://aksw.org
> Thesis:
> http://tinyurl.com/sh-thesis-summary
> http://tinyurl.com/sh-thesis
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