Dublin Core Description Set Profiles VoCamp, Bristol
Dublin Core <ul><li>Historically, informal notions of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making statements “about” things </li></ul></u...
Resource URI Resource URI Value URI Description Statement Property URI Description Set Literal Value Surrogate Description...
Resource  URI Property URI Value URI Resource  URI Value URI Property URI Property URI VES URI “ literal” @lang “ literal”...
“ DC application profiles” <ul><li>Specification of how metadata used to meet needs of community/domain/application </li><...
DCMI Description Set Profile (DSP) <ul><li>The Singapore Framework for Dublin Core Application Profiles </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Scholarly Works DCAP <ul><li>FRBR-based profile for description of “eprints” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>JISC-funded project, le...
DSP “Design Patterns” <ul><li>Capture some common “patterns” of DSP use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathered by Karen Coyle </li...
DSP & Schematron <ul><li>XSLT Transform to map DSP constraints into Schematron schema for DC-DS-XML </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Dublin Core Description Set Profiles <ul><li>Title slide photo “Teepees ”  by Flickr user lyzadanger See  http://www.flick...
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Dublin Core Description Set Profiles

  1. 1. Dublin Core Description Set Profiles VoCamp, Bristol
  2. 2. Dublin Core <ul><li>Historically, informal notions of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making statements “about” things </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sets of statements forming logically bounded units e.g. “description of document” v “description of person” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Values often drawn from “controlled lists” explicitly named in statements (“vocabulary encoding scheme”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Datatypes (“syntax encoding schemes”) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Grammatical Principles” </li></ul><ul><li>DCMI Abstract Model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://dublincore.org/documents/abstract-model/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Expressing DC metadata using RDF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://dublincore.org/documents/dc-rdf / </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Resource URI Resource URI Value URI Description Statement Property URI Description Set Literal Value Surrogate Description Statement Property URI Non-Literal Value Surrogate Statement Property URI Non-Literal Value Surrogate Vocab Enc Scheme URI Value URI Value string Value string Syntax Enc Scheme URI Language Value string Language Statement Property URI Literal Value Surrogate Value string Syntax Enc Scheme URI
  4. 4. Resource URI Property URI Value URI Resource URI Value URI Property URI Property URI VES URI “ literal” @lang “ literal” ^^SES URI “ literal” @lang “ literal” ^^SES URI Property URI dcam:memberOf rdf:value
  5. 5. “ DC application profiles” <ul><li>Specification of how metadata used to meet needs of community/domain/application </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Documentation function </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Validation” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data creation tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Mixing” terms from multiple vocabularies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. DC terms + FOAF + SKOS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Matching” terms in combination </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. statements using property dcterms:subject should use VES dcterms:LCSH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. statements using property dcterms:created should use SES xsd:date </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Occurrence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. a description of a person must provide a statement using property foaf:name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. a description of a book must provide two statements using dcterms:abstract, one with value in English, one with value in French </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Informal guidelines </li></ul>
  6. 6. DCMI Description Set Profile (DSP) <ul><li>The Singapore Framework for Dublin Core Application Profiles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://dublincore.org/documents/singapore-framework/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Description Set Profiles: A constraint language for Dublin Core Application Profiles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://dublincore.org/documents/dc-dsp / </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working draft by Mikael Nilsson </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Specifying structural constraints on a description set </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the resources that may be described by descriptions in the description set </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the properties that may be referenced in statements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the ways a value surrogate may be given </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Description templates, statement templates </li></ul><ul><li>Algorithm for matching description set to templates </li></ul>
  7. 7. Scholarly Works DCAP <ul><li>FRBR-based profile for description of “eprints” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>JISC-funded project, led by Andy Powell & Julie Allinson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/repositories/digirep/index/Eprints_Application_Profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DSP (in XML) http:// dublincore.org/scholarwiki/SWAPDSP?action =DSP2XML </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. DSP “Design Patterns” <ul><li>Capture some common “patterns” of DSP use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gathered by Karen Coyle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// dublincore.org/dcmirdataskgroup/apDesigns </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. DSP & Schematron <ul><li>XSLT Transform to map DSP constraints into Schematron schema for DC-DS-XML </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://dublincore.org/architecturewiki/DSPDCDSXMLSchematron </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See also http://efoundations.typepad.com/efoundations/2009/09/experiments-with-dsp-and-schematron.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Could do similar for (profile of?) RDF/XML? </li></ul><ul><li>Could generate SPARQL ASK queries? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Only for subset of constraints? </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Dublin Core Description Set Profiles <ul><li>Title slide photo “Teepees ” by Flickr user lyzadanger See http://www.flickr.com/photos/lyza/502418320/ Made available under CC Attribution- NonCommercial -Share-Alike 2.0 license </li></ul>
  11. 11. Dublin Core Description Set Profiles VoCamp, Bristol

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