That would be wonderful, Matthew. (01)
If possible, please try joining us at the Thu 2006.08.31 call too,
because that's when we'll likely hammer out detailed schedules and
finalized our plans. (02)
Thanks & regards. =ppy
On 8/18/06, matthew.west@xxxxxxxxx <matthew.west@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dear Peter,
> I'm happy to contribute a talk to this thread. I am happy to be
> guided as to what would be most helpful. I have extensive material
> to draw on.
> I think the nub is that it is about data quality and understanding
> the importance of data in business, and of ontology in data quality
> (largely through data models). This is business case level stuff.
> I can also talk of course about applying ontology to data model
> development, in particular 4 dimensionalism. I can probably talk
> about our (Shell's) Downstream Data Model that has ISO 15926 as its
> foundation, and how ontology influenced its development and
> helped develping a data model of that size practical.
> Matthew West
> Reference Data Architecture and Standards Manager
> Shell International Petroleum Company Limited
> Shell Centre, London SE1 7NA, United Kingdom
> Tel: +44 20 7934 4490 Mobile: +44 7796 336538
> Email: matthew.west@xxxxxxxxx
> http://www.matthew-west.org.uk/ (04)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ontolog-forum-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:ontolog-forum-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of
> > Peter P. Yim
> > Sent: 17 August 2006 16:32
> > To: [ontolog-forum]
> > Subject: [ontolog-forum] A mini series around "Database &
> > Ontologies" ?
> > In view of the overwhelming interest regarding the subject of
> > "Database & Ontologies," maybe we should do a mini-series
> > (invited talks, discussions, community projects, ... etc.) on it.
> > Here's a draft plan, which I hope we can kick around a little,
> > until we can get something tangible together:
> > 1. We'll schedule a 4 to 6 part series, over the next 3~4 months.
> > 2. Candidate sessions** could be something like:
> > (a) An invited talk by someone who can give us an *overview on
> > "The status quo, and what are the issues & pain points"* (...
> > need suggestion on WHO this could be!)
> > (b) A *panel discussion on applications* and use case examples
> > (c) possibly some *invited expert speakers* (in between the
> > discussion sessions), addressing specific issue(s) or subject(s)
> > of great interest within this or this-and-related domain(s). [For
> > this session, suggest we partially waive our open IPR policy***,
> > so that we can see some proprietary applications as well, if we
> > can get the right people to present them.]
> > (d) A *panel discussion on tools* -- what's available, what's on
> > the horizon, ...etc. [For this session, suggest we partially
> > waive our open IPR policy***, so that we can see some proprietary
> > tools as well, if we can get the right people to present them.]
> > (e) *"What's Next, and What can we do as a community"* that could
> > be of mutual interest and benefit? -- discussion on possible
> > community projects, team-ups, ... future pursuits, suggested
> > research problems, ... etc.
> > **Every detail above is subject to change and improvement (by
> > suggestions and consensus from the community.)
> > ***Ontolog IPR Policy - see:
> > http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?WikiHomePage#nid32
> > 3. We openly discuss, make suggestions (say for speakers we'd
> > love to hear from, products we want to look into, applications of
> > interest, ... etc.) over this forum (asynchronously) over the
> > next couple of weeks.
> > 4. We then get together (synchronously) on Thu 2006.08.31 at one
> > of the regular Ontolog weekly calls, and try to consolidate the
> > plan and tie everything down.
> > Suggestions, comments, more ideas, ... Always Welcomed!
> > (especially from those who have already indicated interest, or is
> > interested in the subject) ... This is the chance to influence
> > how useful this series will be for you!
> > Regards. =ppy
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