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Call for Implementations: Org and Data-Cube Vocabularies

The W3C Government Linked Data (GLD) Working Group today published two Candidate Recommendations: The Organization Ontology (org) defines a vocabulary for describing the structure of an organization, such as a government agency or a corporation. The RDF Data Cube Vocabulary (data-cube) allows multi-dimensional data, such as statistics or environmental data, to be published on the […]
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Proposed Edited Recommendations published for OWL 2

The OWL Working Group has published twelve Proposed Edited Recommendations today, and two Working Group Notes. The main reason for the publication of an edited version is the fact that the “XML Schema Definition Language (XSD) 1.1, Part 2: Datatypes” has been recently published as a Recommendation. With the publication of XSD 1.1, the elements of OWL […]
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The PROV-O provenance ontology – Last Call

The W3C Provenance Working Group has published, and is seeking public feedback on, the Last Call Working Draft of the PROV Ontology (PROV-O). PROV-O is a normative serialization of PROV Data Model. It provides a set of classes, properties, and restrictions that can be used to represent and interchange provenance information using the OWL2 Web […]
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The PROV ontology – an update

The W3C Provenance working group has released a new set of working drafts for the PROV standard. In this post we present a brief overview of the PROV ontology (PROV-O) using an example from the PROV primer. The core classes of PROV include the prov:Entity, prov:Activity and prov:Agent. Using these, one can describe the provenance […]
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Ontology for Media Resources

The W3C Media Annotations Working Group has published a Recommendation of Ontology for Media Resources 1.0. The term “Ontology” is used in its broadest possible definition here: a core vocabulary. The intent of this vocabulary is to bridge the different descriptions of media resources, and provide a core set of descriptive properties. This document defines […]
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Publication of the “Ontology of Rhetorical Blocks” Interest Group Note

The W3C Semantic Web in Health Care and Life Sciences Interest Group (HCLS) has published the Ontology of Rhetorical Blocks (ORB) Interest Group Note. In the last the decade, the consistently growing number of scientific publishing spheres (journals, conferences, workshops, etc) led to a significant increase in the amount of publications, with the biomedical and […]
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Unveiling the W3C HCLSIG Charter

In early September, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) approved a new charter for its Health Care and Life Sciences Interest Group (HCLSIG), in which Michel Dumontier (Carleton University), Charlie Mead (NCI/CBIIT) and Vijay Bulusu (Pfizer) were selected as co-chairs. This new charter directs us to develop, advocate and support the use of Semantic Web […]
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