Publishing, Linking and Annotating Events via Interactive Timelines: an Earth Sciences Case Study

Gao, Lianli and Hunter, Jane (2011). Publishing, Linking and Annotating Events via Interactive Timelines: an Earth Sciences Case Study. In: Marieke van Erp, Willem Robert van Hage, Laura Hollink, Anthony Jameson and Raphaël Troncy, Proceedings of the Workhop on Detection, Representation, and Exploitation of Events in the Semantic Web (DeRiVE 2011), Workshop in conjunction with the 10th International Semantic Web Conference 2011 (ISWC 2011). DeRIVE 2011 (Detection, Representation, and Exploitation of Events in the Semantic Web) Workshop in conjunction with ISWC 2011, Germany, (11-21). 23 October, 2011.

Attached Files (Some files may be inaccessible until you login with your UQ eSpace credentials)
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
UQ283737_OA.pdf Full text (open access) application/pdf 568.15KB 0
Author Gao, Lianli
Hunter, Jane
Title of paper Publishing, Linking and Annotating Events via Interactive Timelines: an Earth Sciences Case Study
Conference name DeRIVE 2011 (Detection, Representation, and Exploitation of Events in the Semantic Web) Workshop in conjunction with ISWC 2011
Conference location Germany
Conference dates 23 October, 2011
Proceedings title Proceedings of the Workhop on Detection, Representation, and Exploitation of Events in the Semantic Web (DeRiVE 2011), Workshop in conjunction with the 10th International Semantic Web Conference 2011 (ISWC 2011)   Check publisher's open access policy
Journal name CEUR workshop proceedings   Check publisher's open access policy
Place of Publication Aachen, Germany
Publisher Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen
Publication Year 2011
Year available 2011
Sub-type Fully published paper
Open Access Status File (Author Post-print)
ISSN 1613-0073
Editor Marieke van Erp
Willem Robert van Hage
Laura Hollink
Anthony Jameson
Raphaël Troncy
Volume 779
Start page 11
End page 21
Total pages 11
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Events are a critical entity for documenting information within many domains - and yet they are one class of information that, to date, has been relatively neglected with regard to both publishing on the Semantic Web and semantically annotating. In this paper we describe how we enable the interoperable integration, annotation and linking of information about major events from the earth sciences domain, by adopting a Linked Data approach to major events (earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions) and the timelines and annotations that capture additional domain-expert knowledge. Firstly we describe the common Event, Timeline, Annotation and TemporalRelation ontologies that we use to enable interoperability and exchange of information about events and the relationships between them. We then harvest data describing major geological events from multiple authoritative sources, map it to our model(s) and publish it as RDF triples to the Web of Linked Data. We then describe the semantic annotation system that we have developed that enables the discovery, retrieval and ontology-based markup of such event data via interactive timelines. The resulting annotations significantly enhance the discovery and re-use of information about major geological events. More importantly these annotation tools enable scientists to document, share and discuss their hypotheses about the temporal relationships between such events.
Keyword Events
Timelines
Linked Data
Semantic annotations
Geosciences
Q-Index Code E1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes eJournal/eMagazine : Series

 
Versions
Version Filter Type
Citation counts: Scopus Citation Count Cited 0 times in Scopus Article
Google Scholar Search Google Scholar
Created: Mon, 22 Oct 2012, 14:14:12 EST by Lianli Gao on behalf of School of Information Technol and Elec Engineering