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Update: Linked Data Replication

Source: Data2Semantics What if Dolly was only a partial replica? Work package 3 of Data2Semantics centers around the problem of ranking Linked Data. Over the past year, we have identified partial replication as a core use case for ranking. The amount of linked data is rapidly growing, especially in the life sciences and medical domain. At […]

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COMMIT@VU Synergy Lunch

Source: Data2Semantics For over a year now, Data2Semantics organizes biweekly lunches for all COMMIT projects running at VU Amsterdam under the header ‘COMMIT@VU’. These projects are SEALINCMedia, EWIDS, METIS, e-Infrastructure Virtualization for e-Science Applications, Data2Semantics, and eFoodLab. On October 29th, we had a lively discussion about opportunities to collaborate across projects (see photo). Concretely: SEALINCMedia […]

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2012Q3 Heads up

Source: Data2Semantics A quick heads up on the progress of Data2Semantics over the course of the third quarter of 2012. Management summary: we have made headway in developing data enrichment and analysis tools that will have use in practice. First of all, we developed a first version of a tool for enriching and interlinking data […]

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First release of SemanticXO!

Source: Semantic Web world for you Here it is: the first fully featured release of SemanticXO! Use it in your activities to store and share any kind of structured information with other XOs. The installation procedure is easy and only requires and XO-1 running the operating system version 12.1.0. Go to the GIT repository and […]

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A week to speak about Open Development

Source: Semantic Web world for you Reblogged from The World Wide Semantic Web: Opening of the festival (see more photos) This year Open Knowledge Festival took place in Helsinki between from September 17 and September 22. Victor de boer and myself (Christophe Guéret) went to this huge (1000 participants from 100 nations) conference to speak […]

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5-stars Linked Open Data pays more than Open Data

Source: Semantic Web world for you Let’s assume you are the owner of a CSV file with some valuable data. You derive some revenue from it by selling it to consumers that do traditional data integration. They take your file and import it into their own data storage solution (for instance, a relational database) and […]

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Downscaling Entity Registries for Poorly-Connected Environments

Source: Semantic Web world for you Emerging online applications based on the Web of Objects or Linked Open Data typically assume that connectivity to data repositories and entity resolution services are always available. This may not be a valid assumption in many cases. Indeed, there are about 4.5 billion people in the world who have […]

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Decentralised Open Data at PMOD

Source: Semantic Web world for you Reblogged from The World Wide Semantic Web: On June 19 and 20, Anna Bon and Christophe Guéret went to Brussels to speak about decentralised open data at the event “Using Open Data: policy modeling, citizen empowerment, data journalism” organized by Phil Archer. Here are the slides from the presentation […]

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New version of Hubble CDS prototype

Source: Data2Semantics Last week we’ve been working very hard to reshape the CDS prototype system for the ESWC demo this evening. This required quite a lot of work on the UI and underlying data (e.g. linking BioPortal annotations to LLD and AERS was not as straightforward as one would hope) New stuff Publications cited in […]

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J-2, we’re almost there !

Source: Semantic Web world for you Reblogged from The World Wide Semantic Web: Poster of Downscale 2012 The schedule for the first workshop on DownScaling the Semantic Web is now ready and we also prepared a poster. Jump on the program page to see what we will be talking about on May 28. If you […]

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