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IPTC Semantic Web Working Group Autumn 2012


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Making use of Semantic Technologies for news, including rNews v1.1 for embedding news metadata in web pages.

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IPTC Semantic Web Working Group Autumn 2012

  1. 1. IPTC Semantic Web Working GroupStuart Myles * Associated Press * 23rd October 2012
  2. 2. IPTC SemWeb Working Group• Making use of Semantic Web technologies for news – Leverage technologies developed by others• The work falls into two main areas: – Models • Determine what aspects of news to represent – Formats • The details of how to represent the news • Using RDFa, microdata, JSON, Linked Data … © 2012 IPTC ( All rights reserved 2
  3. 3. rNews 1.0Embeddable news metadata• One data model• Suggested implementations – RDFa – HTML5 Microdata © 2012 IPTC ( All rights reserved 3
  4. 4. rNews 1.1 Change Requests• Two formal requests for changes to rNews were submitted• Page• Of these, one is being brought forward for approval as part of rNews 1.1• The other is felt to require broader discussion © 2010 IPTC ( All rights reserved 4
  5. 5. “Expired spider” by aussiegall
  6. 6. rNews 1.1: expires property Add expires property of type xsd:DateTime to NewsItem• The date and time after which the NewsItem is no longer considered valid by its publisher• Many websites are only allowed to display content that they are republishing for a limited period of time• This property could be used by rNews consumers to remove the news item from their cache of information• Or as a trigger to come back and refresh information about the item © 2010 IPTC ( All rights reserved 6
  7. 7. rNews 1.1 MOTION – Standards CommitteeMOTION (to the Standards Committee) To Approve rNews version 1.1 as specified in rNews_1.1_CR1002.pdf As the latest Public Relase © 2010 IPTC ( All rights reserved 7
  8. 8. “My Solo Exhibition Artworks” by Off beat Mum
  9. 9. References to Copyrighted Objects• Request: Create a class for copyrighted objects which can be associated with the (news) content (Article etc.) copyright-referenced-by-the-content• News content may reference copyrighted objects• Such as a photo or video of an artwork• Members of the Cultural Heritage community have requested that changes be made to rNews to directly support this use case• This request deserves broader discussion © 2010 IPTC ( All rights reserved 9
  10. 10. Promoting rNews © 2010 IPTC ( All rights reserved 10
  11. 11. W3C semnews Community Group © 2012 IPTC ( All rights reserved 11
  12. 12. rNews OWLWe’re hosting the rNews OWL discussion on the W3Csemnews community group• Current Draft rNews 1.0 OWL – RDF/Turtle: – RDF/XML: © 2010 IPTC ( All rights reserved 12
  13. 13. Date and Place of Next MeetingAmsterdam 11 - 13 March, 2013 Спасибо и до свидания! © 2012 IPTC ( All rights reserved 13