[X3D-Public] Multimedia Web Ontology Language (MOWL)

John Carlson john.carlson3 at sbcglobal.net
Sat May 29 23:15:57 PDT 2010

I found the sphere component and where it said it was 3D.

I don't have a link for it, unfortunately.


On May 29, 2010, at 10:09 PM, John Carlson wrote:

> Is anyone following MOWL or MPEG-7 and can say what it's relationship to X3D/VRML is?
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multimedia_Web_Ontology_Language
> For example,  where are the semantics of X3D stored, like, what is Sphere?
> I tried going here:
> http://www.web3d.org/x3d/specifications/ISO-IEC-19775-X3DAbstractSpecification/Part01/components/geometry3D.html#Sphere
> Which I found in this document: http://www.web3d.org/x3d/content/x3d-3.1.xsd
> but got a 404 Not Found
> For example, in the schema, Sphere does not specify how many dimensions it has, so it could be a point, or two points in one dimension, a circle in two dimensions, or a hypersphere in dimensions greater than 3 (animated).
> MOWL looks like the brainchild of a couple of people.  Is schema sufficient for X3D/VRML, or do we need ontology?
> Thanks!
> John
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