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VU Videos

Source: Think Links It’s nice to see where I work (VU University Amsterdam) putting out some nifty promotional videos on YouTube. Here are two from the Computer Science department and the Network Institute both of which I’m happy to be part of.     Filed under: academia Tagged: computer science, network institute, vu university amsterdam

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Exploring Linked Data content through network analysis

Source: Semantic Web world for you I’m currently spending some time at Yahoo labs in Barcelona to work with Peter Mika and his team on data analysis. Last week, I was invited to give a seminar on how we perform network-based analysis of Linked Data at the VU. The slides are embedded at the end […]

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A Quick Overview of Altmetrics

Source: Think Links This past Tuesday, I had the opportunity to give a webinar for Elsevier Labs giving an overview of altmetrics. It was a fun opportunity to talk to people who have a great chance to influence the next generation of academic measurement. The slides are embedded below. At the VU, we are also […]

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A Quick Overview of Altmetrics

Source: Think Links This past Tuesday, I had the opportunity to give a webinar for Elsevier Labs giving an overview of altmetrics. It was a fun opportunity to talk to people who have a great chance to influence the next generation of academic measurement. The slides are embedded below. At the VU, we are also […]

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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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Does it scale?

Source: Semantic Web world for you Scaling is often a central question for data intensive projects, making use of Semantic Web technologies or not, and SemanticXO is no exception to that. The triple store is used as a back end for the Journal of Sugar, which is a central component recording the usage of the […]

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Using Provenance in the Semantic Web – JWS Special Issue

Source: Think Links The Journal of Web Semantics recently published a special issue on Using Provenance in the Semantic Web edited by myself and Yolanda Gil. (Vol 9, No 2 (2011)). All articles are available on the journal’s preprint server. The issue highlights top research at the intersection of provenance and the Semantic Web. The […]

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Is data sharing the privilege of a few?

Source: Semantic Web world for you Over the last couple of years, we have engineered a fantastic data sharing technology based on open standards from the W3C: Linked Data. Using Linked Data, it is possible to express some knowledge with a set of facts and connect the facts together to build a network. Having such […]

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RDF is great for mashing up data

Source: Think Links Yesterday, I had the pleasure of giving a tutorial at the NBIC PhD Course on Managing Life Science Information. This week long course focused on applying semantic web technologies to getting to grips with integrating heterogenous life science information. The tutorial I gave focused on exposing relational databases to the web using the awesome D2R Server. […]

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