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TabLinker

TabLinker is experimental software for converting manually annotated Microsoft Excel workbooks to the RDF Data Cube vocabulary. It is used in the context of the Data2Semantics project to investigate the use of Linked Data for humanities research (Dutch census dataproduced by DANS). TabLinker was designed for converting Excel or CSV files to RDF (triplification, RDF-izing) that have a complex […]

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Data2Semantics on GitHub

We have opened up a Data2Semantics GitHub organisation for publishing all (open source) code produced within the Data2Semantics project. Point your browser (or Git client) to http://github.com/Data2Semantics for the latest and greatest!

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Data2Semantics at ICTDelta 2011

The COMMIT programme was officially kicked-off by Maxime Verhagen, minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation at  the ICTDelta 2011 event held at the World Forum on November 16, in The Hague. Throughout the day, members of the Data2Semantics project manned a very busy stand in the foyer, featuring prior and current work by the […]

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LarKC’s Botari wins the 2011 Semantic Web Challenge

The Botari application from the LarKC project has won the Open Track of the Semantic Web Challenge. Botari is a LarKC workflow running on servers in Seoul, plus a user frontend that runs on a Galaxy Tab. The workflow combines open data from the city of Seoul (Open Street Map, POI’s) with twitter traffic and combines […]

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LarKC platform v3.0 release

The LarKC project’s development team would like to announce a new release (v.3.0) of the LarKC platform, which is available for downloading here. The new release is a considerable improvement of the previous release (v.2.5), with the following distinctive features: PLATFORM New (plain) plug-in registry light-weight plug-in loading and thus very low platform’s start-up time […]

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Another speed record for OWL Horst inference

If you liked WebPIE, you’ll also like QueryPIE WebPIE performed forward inference over up to 100 billion triples (yes, that’s 10^11). Our about-to-be-published QueryPIE can do on the fly backward-chaining inference at query-time, over a billion triples, in milliseconds, on just 8 parallel machines. Last year, Jacopo Urbani and co-authors from the LarKC team broke the speed […]

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About Data2Semantics

Data2Semantics aims to provide essential semantic infrastructure for bringing e-Science to the next level. A core task for scientific publishers is to speed up scientific progress by improving the availability of scientific knowledge. This holds both for dissemination of results through traditional publications, as well as through the publication of scientific data. The Data2Semantics project […]

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Chinese LarKC BooK

 by Zhisheng Huang The China Higher Education Press will publish a LarKC book in Chinese. This book will appear  in the book series of Web Intelligence and Web Science (http://www.wici-lab.org/wici/WIWS/) . This Chinese LarKC book consists of two parts: Technology part and application part. The technology part covers the topics of LarKC platform, development guide […]

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LarKC from an HPC perspective

The LarKC folk at the German High Performance Computing Centre in Stuttgart did a rather nice write-up on LarKC from a high-performance computing perspective, intended for their own community. Find the relevant pages here.

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Traffic LarKC wins the AI Mashup Challenge

A LarKC workflow for traffic-aware route-planning has won the 1st prize in the AI Mashup Challenge at the ESWC 2011 conference, held this week on Crete. The detail of “Traffic_LarKC” can be found at https://sites.google.com/a/fh-hannover.de/aimashup11/home/traffic_larkc, but in brief: Four different datasets are used: the traffic sensors data, obtained from Milano Municipality the Milano street topology historical […]

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