Semantic Web Telecons

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Telecons[edit | edit source]

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February 28, 2012 Telecon[edit | edit source]

  • Introductions
  • Update on Ontology repository proposal to Products and Services
  • Current Activities
    • ESSI-LOD
    • ESIP network
  • Update on New Activities
    • ToolMatch, an effort to use ontologies and linked data to match tools and services with data.
    • white paper on semantic web usage in Earth Science
    • OPeNDAP support of RDF
  • Navy SemWeb showcase (NASA tech. infusion, and ESIP) - Hook


January 24, 2012 Telecon[edit | edit source]

  • New Telecon Time Discussion
  • Discuss/review outcomes of Winter Meeting
    • Updates on working activities
      • Erin - ESIP Network progress
      • Eric/Tom - ESIP AGU project
    • New activities for 2012 from Winter ESIP meeting
      • Chris - tools/dataset project
      • Chris will work on EarthCube white paper
      • data types/service ontologies needs to be revisited
      • James Gallagher has a possible use of semantics with Opendap.
        • Chris - could you use RDF and Opendap to create a integrated visualization from opendap servers
  • Other items


December 27, 2011 Telecon[edit | edit source]

NO telecon in December

November 29, 2011 Telecon[edit | edit source]

  • Identify goals/outcomes of Winter Meeting
  • Erin will demonstrate ESIP Network progress
  • Eric/Tom will give more updates/questions about ESIP project
  • Greg will give an Information Quality Presentation (needs from Semantic Web)


October 25, 2011 Telecon[edit | edit source]

  • Cluster activities
    • Quality: needed for Info Quality Semantic Web Primer
      • Status?
  • Plans for Winter meeting
  • Eric/Tom activities
  • ESIP Network Use Case
    • Status?
  • New activities


September 27, 2011 Telecon[edit | edit source]

  • AAG
  • Cluster activities
    • Quality: needed for Info Quality Semantic Web Primer
    • Data / Service ontology
      • Status?
    • Preservation and Stewardship
    • Discovery
      • Status?
    • Joint session with NASA TIWG in Nov. ESDSWG meeting
      • Demonstrations
  • Eric/Tom activities
  • ESIP Network Use Case
    • Status?
  • New activities
    • Casting ontology
    • Revisit tutorials and webinars


June 28, 2011 Telecon[edit | edit source]

  • ESIP Summer Meeting
      • Quality: needed for Info Quality Semantic Web Primer
      • Data / Services: needed for ontology development
      • Preservation and Stewardship -- will be discussed during session.
    • Joint session with Info Quality
      • When is it? 2:15-3:00
      • Semantic Web primer for Info Quality?
    • Joint session with Preservation and Stewardship
      • When is it?
      • Semantic Web primer for Preservation and Stewardship?
    • Semantic Web Cluster meeting, Friday at 8:30
  • ESIP Network Use Case
    • Projects Ontology
    • Use of TestBed?


May 24, 2011 Telecon[edit | edit source]

  • ESIP summer SW technical sessions on ontology development (quality, data and service, provenance/ stewardship)
    • use cases needed for each of these by June telecon
    • who will lead each of these
  • SW tutorial
    • confirm format
    • presenters
    • scheduling
  • NASA TIWG SW plans (ESIP meeting and general interactions with SW cluster)
  • Testbed status update - if needed
  • Add agenda items here.


March 22, 2011 Telecon[edit | edit source]

  • Plan for AGU sessions for fall meeting
  • ESIP summer SW technical sessions on ontology development (quality - yes, data and service - yes, casting - too early)
    • use cases needed for each of these
  • Testbed status update (from last telecon)
  • Add agenda items here.


February 22, 2011 Telecon[edit | edit source]

  • Planning for Summer Meeting (theme: information and data quality)
    • Breakouts
    • Tutorial
    • Ontology Working Session
      • Casting?
  • Testbed
    • Status
    • Needed features?
  • Any more inputs for Erin on collaboration tools?


January 25, 2011 Telecon[edit | edit source]

  • Review of ESIP Winter Semantic Web Tutorial (Peter, Chris, Hook, Rob)
    • Evaluation
    • Relation to NASA Tech Infusion activities and goals
    • Relation to SW testbed and requirements on the testbed
    • Same form or others (e.g. Expert Panel, etc.)
    • Where and when next?
  • Using the site for dereferencible ontology IRIs. (Chris L)
  • Continuation of Data-Type and Service ontology work (Peter)
  • Ontology development to support 'casting' (Brian)
  • Summer meeting theme data and information quality - and possible quality ontology work session
  • Other topics?
    • Utopia uses semantic services to annotate PDFs, but is focused on biomed. Needs earth science add-ons. Check it out at Looking to create a PDF-based poster archive for ESIP with Utopia-like interface. NEW: If this is of any interest to you, I'll spin up a Basecamp site. so email me [bruce at] and I'll sign you up. Here is another resource from bio-med land. (Bruce C)
  • Time - 4pm ET


November 22, 2010 Telecon[edit | edit source]

  • 2pm ET
  • Short description of Test Bed
  • Review of ESIP Winter Tutorial Syllabus and timing/ scheduling at ESIP
  • Decision on presenters for each component
  • Time line for content development and review.