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Intro for Beyond Impact

Source: Think Links I’m pretty excited about the Beyond Impact workshop next week in London. It’s a workshop/hackathon to look at next generation ways of measuring impact in science. This has to do with the altmetrics initiative I’m involved with and our Semantically Mapping Science project. Here’s me giving a video introduction of myself for […]

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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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CKAN->network exporter for the LOD Cloud

Source: Semantic Web world for you The LOD cloud as rendered by Gephi One year ago, we posted on the LarkC blog a first network model of the LOD cloud. Network analysis software can highlight some aspects of the cloud that are not directly visible otherwise. In particular, the presence of dense sub-groups and several […]

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Status of SemanticXO

Source: Semantic Web world for you Wayan recently blogged about the project SemanticXO, asking about its current status. Unfortunately, I couldn’t comment on his blog so I’d like to answer to his question here. Daniel also emitted some doubts about the Semantic Web, so I’ll try to clarify what this is all about. To be […]

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Clustering activity for the XO

Source: Semantic Web world for you In the past few years many data sets have been published and made public in what is now often called the Web of Linked Data, making a step towards the “Web 3.0”: a Web combining a network of documents and data suitable for both human and machine processing. In […]

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GoogleArt project to RDF, now available as a dump

Source: Semantic Web world for you This post is a re-blog of this post published on semanticweb.com Some weeks ago, a first version of a wrapper for the GoogleArt project from Google was put on line (see also this blog post). This wrapper that was first offering data only data may only be available for […]

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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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What is data?

Source: Think Links I’ve posted  a couple of times on this blog about events organized at the VU University Amsterdam to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration. One of the major issues to come out of these prior events was that data sharing is a critical mechanism for enabling interdisciplinary research. However, often times it’s difficult for scientists to know: Who has […]

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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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