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pdx music map Example applications (see also): For unknown bands, an idea was to relate them to you in terms of bands you already know/like (in addition to manually clicking on maybe a “Like” button a la Facebook, it could be assumed that you know of bands that’ve played shows you attended, for instance), using the “six degrees of separation” mechanism like Music Routes. A caveat with all this is that new bands formed by “nobodies” would be at a disadvantage for discovery on this system - less links on the graph - and would still need to be discovered the old-fashioned way. Proposed structure Relationships between musicians, bands: I was thinking it might be necessary to reify the relationships between band members and bands, to have additional triples say things about that relationship (i.e. durations, instrument(s) played). Example: Rather than just saying “Melissa plays in Order of the Gash”, the relationship could be expressed a bit richer (albiet more complicated) as: Architecture

VISHNU : Document Search Engine : MultiMedia and Information Systems : Knowledge Media Institute : The Open University Overview This is a document search engine with several new visualization front ends that aid navigation through the set of documents returned by a query. Keywords from the document set are identified and selected on the fly. These keywords are then used to compute document clusters. The clusters can be displayed and explored using three visualisations: Sammon cluster view, Dendro map or radial interactive visualization. This link, VISHNU, will open the application in a new browser. Papers M Carey, D Heesch and S Rüger: Info Navigator: A visualization tool for document searching and browsing.

Install XSPARQL | Bridging the RDF and XML worlds XSPARQL is a prototype implementation of the XSPARQL language. This rewriter translates an XSPARQL query into an XQuery as described in the XSPARQL Language Specification. Downloading XSPARQL You can download XSPARQLer in two different ways: as precompiled package or as source via the sourceforge subversion repository. Package The packaged XSPARQL is available for download on the Sourceforge project page You can get the current svn version of XSPARQL by running the following command:$ svn co xsparql Maven If you use Maven you can add XSPARQL as a dependency, for example for XSPARQL version 0.5: <dependency> <groupId>org.deri.xsparql</groupId> <artifactId>cli</artifactId> <version>0.5</version> </dependency> Building XSPARQL Prerequisites To build XSPARQL by yourself you will need at least the following software packages: Building XSPARQL In the main xsparql directory (where you probably found this README) run maven with the install goal: Debugging

What Should I do? Noah - ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Question: Ok so where to begin? I’m a 20 year old college student, and I’m wondering what to do. I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was in elementary school, prescribed medicine and took it for years. I finally got sick of being on meds and stopped. I havent been on the medicine for some years now, but I’ve just recently started looking back on my performances in the past year or so. This Disclaimer applies to the Answer Below Dr. Answer: One of the many problems with ADHD is the fact that people do not seem to be aware that medicine alone cannot help those with this disorder. So, what I suggest is that you find the psychologists who are expert in ADHD and who can work with you. When I say that this is an ongoing process, what I mean is that there is no "cure" for ADHD but people can and do learn to cope with it. I am interested that you say that you are creative. Definitely stop using pot as that will only make things worse. Good Luck More "Ask Dr.

Normative Landscape of Ontology Tools - TechWiki A new generation in ontology development tools is needed. This documentation provides an explication of the landscape under which this new generation of tools is occurring.[1] Ontologies supply the structure for relating information to other information in the semantic Web or the linked data realm. Because of this structural role, ontologies are pivotal to the coherence and interoperability of interconnected data. We are just about now concluding the first decade of ontology development tools, especially those geared to the semantic Web and its associated languages of RDFS and OWL. The current imperative is to shift away from ontology engineering by a priesthood to pragmatic daily use and maintenance by domain practitioners. Methodology Reprise: The Nature of the Landscape In the previous installment of this series, we presented a new methodological approach to ontology development, geared to lightweight, domain ontologies. Ontology and Instance Build Methodology Ontology Tools Schematic

Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Diagnostics Challenge and Treatment Dilemma Adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has always been a difficult-to-diagnose disorder for clinicians. This is mostly due to the lack of authentic diagnostic tools for adults, as well as because the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition,1 criteria for an ADHD diagnosis require evidence of symptoms present before age 12 years, which is not always known. Although ADHD symptoms were described more than 100 years ago in children, it is only in recent times that the adult form has received appropriate clinical attention; there are now medications approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat adult ADHD. In summary, diagnosis of adult ADHD requires a careful history, particularly evidence of social and academic difficulties during childhood. This issue of Psychiatric Annals discusses how to properly diagnose ADHD in adults, as it is truly an ethical dilemma and a diagnostic challenge for many clinicians. References

features - owltools - Summary of features of OWLTools - Wrapper for OWL API This page describes some of the varied features of OWLTools. Some of these may eventually be split off into separate projects. For a complete and current list of sub-projects, see the API docs Convenience Methods on top of the OWL API OWLTools leverages the full features of the OWL API and OWL Reasoner API, but provides convenience methods for common tasks. OBO-Style Wrapper Although OWLTools wraps the OWLAPI, many of the ontologies currently being used are maintained as obo-format files. See for example: OWLGraphWrapper.getSubsets() All obo files are parsed using oboformat.jar, which is distributed with this project, but is also a separate standalone project: Graph Reachability Queries OWLtools provides a fast way to perform graph operations the respect the semantics of the underlying OWL. owltools.graph Examples: FindingCommonAncestors QuickGO Graphics Code kindly provided by Tony Sawford of QuickGO owltools.gfx SOLR Loading GO utilities Simple Web Services Phenologs

SmartLink | SeMantic Annotation enviRonmenT for Linked Services | Knowledge Media Institute | The Open University owlpopulous - Semantic Spreadsheets for Populating OWL/RDF vocabularies Populous is an generic tool for building ontologies from simple spreadsheet like templates. The Populous approach is useful when a repeating ontology design pattern emerges that need to be populated en-mass. The use of a simple interface, similar to that of a spreadsheet, means that the templates can be populated by users with little or no knowledge of ontology development. Once these templates are populated, Populous supports transforming the data into an OWL ontology using a expressive pattern language. Spreadsheets are currently transformed into OWL/RDF using the Ontology Pre-Processing Language v2 (OPPL). OPPL 2 is a powerful scripting language for generating and manipulating OWL axioms. Populous is built on top of RightField. Populous and RightField are both open source cross platform Java applications. For more information see project page here

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