www2003 developers day talk

June 9th, 2003  |  Published in photos, rdf, rss, talks, wordnet

I gave a developer-oriented version of my semantic web “photos and metadata” talk at www2003 developers day. The slides are available online and there are a bunch of demos to look at.

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XMLEurope 2003 Talk Slides

May 7th, 2003  |  Published in photos, rdf, rss, talks, wordnet

This morning I did my talk (A Semantic Web Shoebox – Annotating Photos with RSS and RDF) at XMLEurope 2003. The slides are now available.

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A Semantic Web shoebox – annotating photos with RSS and RDF

January 31st, 2003  |  Published in photos, rdf, wordnet, xml

I’ve had a proposal for a paper on RDF and annotating photos accepted for XML Europe 2003. Yay! Here’s what I submitted:

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A Java utility class for the Wordnet namespace

January 2nd, 2003  |  Published in java, rdf, wordnet

To support the work I’ve been doing with Wordnet and RDF, I wrote a utility Java class to handle URIs from the Wordnet ontology for RDF devised by Dan Brickley.

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Dodgy SVG version of picdiary slides page

December 23rd, 2002  |  Published in foaf, javascript, photos, svg, wordnet

I felt it was time to learn a bit more about SVG and do some concrete work with it. I made a fairly simple SVG document that renders picdiary feeds. It parses the RSS and builds the page on the client-side using Jim Ley’s lovely javascript rdf parser.

Compare the HTML version to the SVG version. There’s nothing in the SVG version that couldn’t be rendered in HTML; the interest was in doing the job entirely client-side.

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Wordnet dmoz-alike picdiary hierarchy

December 10th, 2002  |  Published in photos, rdf, wordnet

A browseable hierachy of pictures organised by the hierarchy of the wordnet terms depicted in them. Start browsing at Artifact or look at the RSS backend.

Wordnet-based search engine for picdiary

November 29th, 2002  |  Published in photos, rss, wordnet

This search engine uses wordnet to find synonyms of search terms, and hypernyms of marked-up keywords. So a search for skyscraper finds one picture and a search for structure finds the skyscraper and a load of other pictures too.

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