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The Large Knowledge Collider release V2.5

The LarKC development team is proud to announce the new release V2.5 of the LarKC platform. The new release is a considerable improvement over the previous V2.0 edition, with the following distinctive features: V2.5 is fully compliant with the LarKC final architecture. You can now develop your workflows and plugins, and be assured that future […]

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Explosion under inference (or not)

Should the semantic web be just about querying RDF? Or is it usefual (or even: feasible) to use the semantics of RDF, RDF Schema and OWL to derive additional information from the published RDF graphs? Both the feasibility and the usefulness of this depends on the amount of additional triples that are derived by inference: […]

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The first LarKC Pharma Workshop in Stuttgart

By Bosse Andersson The first LarKC Pharma workshop was held in Stuttgart April 19 and 20. An interesting mix of participants from pharmaceutical companies, semantic web companies and research/academia formed an open atmosphere with many intense discussions and hopefully future interactions. The workshop had an outline similar to previous LarKC tutorials with a twist from […]

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LarKC in the World

Although LarKC is based in Europe, the project of building, and applying, web-scale reasoning is world wide. One of the most exciting things about living in a connected world, and a world of abundant, location independent computational resources, is that people anywhere in the world can do world class AI research, and develop applications based […]

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Probase: a peak in Microsoft’s Web-of-Data kitchen

An interesting peek in Microsoft’s kitchen (the Beijing labs, by the looks of it): Probase and ReadWriteWeb writeup on it. It’s a very large web-fed knowledge-base, including concept hierarchies (2.7 million concepts, 4.5 million subclass relations, 16 million instances). Including all major knowledge sources (Freebase, WordNet, Cyc, DBPedia, Yago, a.o.), with pretty well researched quality measures. Unfortunately, none of the data […]

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Web of Data Interpreter – A LarKC Spin-Off

Web of Data Interpreter (WoDI) is a recently launched spin-off company from the LarKC project, currently located in Innsbruck, Austria. The targeted development segment of WoDI is the implementation of intelligent tools and methods for accessing, reasoning and consuming linked data. The main areas of WoDI innovation are scalable reasoning with rules and streams of […]

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Scalable Integration and Processing of Linked Data @ WWW’11

The LarKC team is proud to announce that its tutorial “Scalable Integration and Processing of Linked Data” was accepted at this year’s International World Wide Web Conference 2011 (WWW’11) that will take place from March 28th to April 1st, 2011 in Hyderabad, India. Abstract of the Tutorial The goal of this tutorial is to introduce, […]

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LarKC Pharma Workshop

Based on the great success of LarKC’s Early Adopters Tutorials, the next workshop is targeted to drug development and discovery. The LarKC Pharma Workshop will take place on April 19th and 20th 2011 in Stuttgart. The workshop builds on previous tutorials and is customized for drug development/discovery participants. Having completed this workshop, participants will have […]

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LarKC Platform v2.0 released

We are glad to announce that the LarKC Platform Release v2.0 is now available in our repository on SourceForge. The redistributable package can be downloaded via the following URL: http://sourceforge.net/projects/larkc/files/Release-2.0/larkc-release-2.0.zip/download (OS independent) The source code belonging to this release can be checked out from SVN: http://larkc.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/larkc/branches/Release_2.0_prototype/platform/ A complete manual for both users and developers can […]

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New version of mpiJava released

LarKC announces a new release of mpiJava (1.2.6) – a Message-Passing Interface (MPI) library, allowing a Java application to efficiently run on a distributed, parallel, and high-performance computer architecture. First introduced in the HPJava project and developed by Pervasive Technology Labs, Indiana University, Syracuse University, and CSM, University of Portsmouth, mpiJava@SourceForge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/mpijava/) is now managed […]

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