Semantically Interlinked Online Communities
SIOC (Semantically-Interlinked Online Communities) is an ontology for describing the information in online communities. This information can be used to export information from online communities and to link them together. The scope of the application areas that SIOC can be used for includes (and is not limited to) weblogs, message boards, mailing lists and chat channels.
Creators: Diego Berrueta (Fundación CTIC), Dan Brickley (Asemantics S.R.L.), Stefan Decker (DERI NUI Galway), Sergio Fernández (Fundación CTIC), Christoph Görn, Andreas Harth (DERI NUI Galway), Tom Heath, Kingsley Idehen (OpenLink Software Inc.), Kjetil Kjernsmo (Opera Software), Alistair Miles (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory), Alexandre Passant (LaLIC at Université Paris-Sorbonne), Axel Polleres (DERI NUI Galway), Luis Polo (Fundación CTIC)