[foaf-dev] SISM - Social Identity Schema Mapping

Kingsley Idehen kidehen at openlinksw.com
Thu Mar 19 15:05:54 CET 2009

Matthew Rowe wrote:
> Hello all
> I have been working towards a mapping schema for current social 
> identity schemas, vocabs and ontologies, and have uploaded the first 
> version (0.1) for people to check out and hopefully use.
> The mapping is done using SKOS to define relations between existing 
> classes and properties in different specifications. At present only a 
> few vocabularies are mapped in SISM: FOAF, VCard, XFN, PIMO and 
> Geospatial vocabulary.
> There is more info at the following address including the motivation 
> behind developing SISM:
> http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~mrowe/sism.html 
> <http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/%7Emrowe/sism.html>
> SISM 0.1:
> http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/~mrowe/ontologies/sism.rdf 
> <http://www.dcs.shef.ac.uk/%7Emrowe/ontologies/sism.rdf>
> As this is a very preliminary version, any comments, remarks and 
> suggestions are greatly appreciated. And if anyone would also like to 
> help me develop SISM, then that would also be appreciated.
> Matthew Rowe, MEng
> PhD Student
> OAK Group
> Department of Computer Science
> University of Sheffield
> m.rowe at dcs.shef.ac.uk <mailto:m.rowe at dcs.shef.ac.uk>
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Wondering if you are aware of the UMBEL project? I see intersection here 
and mutual benefits, naturally :-)


1. http://umbel.org



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