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MusicNet & LinkedBrainz Meetup

25 Oct

Overview

Last Friday the MusicNet team headed to QMUL to meet with Kurt Jacobson & Simon Dixon from the LinkedBrainz project. LinkedBrainz is also funded by the JISC Expose (#jiscexpo) programme and is working, in conjunction with MusicBrainz, to produce an official Linked Data mapping for the MusicBrainz database. You can follow their progress on the project blog at http://linkedbrainz.c4dmpresents.org/.

What does a collaboration look like?

As well as learning a bit more about each others projects we were able to look at a few ways in which we might be able to collaborate over the coming months. We also came away with a data export from the most recent MusicBrainz database for all Classical musicians. This will essentially allow us to link our exposed composer URIs directly to the MusicBrainz (or LinkedBrainz) equivalents. This will greatly increase the utility of our URIs, especially as organisations such as the BBC are already using the MusicBrainz IDs.

Adding “same-as” links to LinkedBrainz is only one side of the solution, ideally it would be great if we could convince the MusicBrainz community to provide the reverse linking. This is likely to be a longer term outcome and one we should approach once the sustainability of URIs issue has been resolved (data.ac.uk?).

How will we align our URIs to LinkedBrainz?

We’ll use out custom built Alignment Tool! Over the last few months we’ve spent quite a while engineering the tool and making sure its as re-usable as possible, we plan to add the LinkedBrainz data as though it were just another partner’s catalog. This means that once our Musicology expert has performed the alignment we’ll not only know the overlaps between our partners catalogs but we’ll also know how they map to MusicBrainz and by proxy to Wikipedia & the BBC etc.

 
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  1. Kurt Jacobson

    October 25, 2010 at 5:52 pm

    Great stuff! Glad we had the chance to meet and I enjoyed learning more about the MusicNet project and the Alignment Tool.

     
  2. David F. Flanders

    October 26, 2010 at 10:26 am

    Nice work teams, great to see collaboration. Just wish Kurt wasn’t leaving us :( None the less looks like the wider music linkeddata community is well on it’s way (and Kurt can’t hide from that one). Let me know if we need to do an evening barcamp in London for musicology data geeks at some point? It would be an easy event to get participation as London is full of them. /dff

     
    • Joe Lambert

      October 26, 2010 at 12:32 pm

      Thanks David, I’ll speak to David Bretherton about the barcamp idea and see if he thinks it would be valuable. He’s already in the process of organising a day session in collaboration with QMUL, sure the two ideas can tie together well!

       
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