Semantic Web

From Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)
  • Welcome to the Semantic Web Cluster activity

Cluster Task Activities[edit | edit source]

Data-type and Service Ontology[edit | edit source]

Part of the cluster activity involves developing a community-based set of ontologies for use in
Earth Sciences. The first step is to address data-types and services (web services).
The following white paper begins this process

White Paper/ Terms of Reference[edit | edit source]



Community processes for ontology development is now functioning - please use it

Semantic Annotation/tagging[edit | edit source]

Concept Mapping and beyond[edit | edit source]

Telecons and Meetings[edit | edit source]

2nd Tuesday of each month: 1100 PT/1200 MT/1300 CT/1400 ET/1900 UT
Toll-free:            800-508-7631  (international call in:  334-323-3031)
Meeting Code:   *8202307* (the * is important)

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Next SW Cluster Meeting Agenda[edit | edit source]

Tuesday, July 17, 2007, 7-9pm (ESIP federation meeting, Madison)

  • introductions (if required)
  • status of white paper on - datatype and service ontology
  • concept mapping
  • tagging and annotation
  • community process for ontology development -
  • other items

Previous Telecon Agenda - Tuesday, March 13, 2007[edit | edit source]


  • introductions (if required)
  • plans for summer meeting (sessions, demonstration projects, etc.)
  • status of white paper on - datatype and service ontology (attached with Data Model/Ontology paper)
  • community process for ontology development - update
  • status of template for application use cases
  • other items

SW Cluster Telecon Notes[edit | edit source]




Telecon for 20070410 was cancelled



Cluster meetings[edit | edit source]

SW Cluster Meeting Notes

Next business meeting Tuesday July 17 2007 at 7:30pm at the ESIP Federation Meeting.

  • January ESIP Federation meeting
Agenda -
Tutorial and Semantic Web roadmap presentation
NOESIS (Presentation)
Beta-release of web portal for NOESIS: contact Rahul Ramachandran for feedback (
  • July ESIP Federation meeting (July 17-20, 2007, Madison, WI)
Cluster workshop/semantic web tutorial - Tuesday July 17 - 1-3PM -
Cluster meeting - Tuesday July 17 5:30 PM
Plenary presentation - Wednesday July 18 4-6PM (NOTE CHANGE IN DAY) includes demos
Use case scenarios working session - Thursday July 19 PM
Call for presentations and demonstrations (current submissions follow)
Introduction to Semantic Web by Peter Fox
EIE by Rob Raskin
Semantic Web Services: Discovery and Chaining by Liping Di
NOESIS: Smart Search for Geoscieces by Helen Conover and Rahul Ramachandran
VSTO: A Deployed Semantically-Enabled Interdisciplinary Virtual Observatory by Peter Fox