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The Semantic Web works!

 + + YASGUI   This year we again have a nice group of students (almost 70) following the 3rd year bachelor Semantic Web course. Until this year it was quite a hassle to combine the bits and pieces to create a complete workflow starting from ontology creation (in Protégé) to having a nice SPARQL endpoint that reasons […]

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Why don’t we use gaming consoles for data visualisation ?

Source: Semantic Web world for you Yesterday I was sitting in a very interesting meeting with some experts in data visualisation. There was a lot of impressive things presented and the name of Wii remote and Kinect were mentioned a couple of time. As I observed so far, these devices are used as cheap way […]

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Why don’t we use gaming consoles for data visualisation ?

Source: Semantic Web world for you Yesterday I was sitting in a very interesting meeting with some experts in data visualisation. There was a lot of impressive things presented and the name of Wii remote and Kinect were mentioned a couple of time. As I observed so far, these devices are used as cheap way […]

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Helping scholars tell their stories using altmetrics

Source: Data2Semantics Paul Groth co-authored an article about altmetrics in the Elsevier Library Connect newsletter for librarians. The newsletter reaches 18,000 librarians in 138 countries around the world. Academic research and publishing have transitioned from paper to online platforms, and that migration has continued to evolve from closed platforms to connected networks. With this evolution, there […]

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Fast Graph Kernels for RDF

Source: Data2Semantics As a complement to two papers that we will present at the ECML/PKDD 2013 conference in Prague in September we created a webpage with additional material. The first paper: “A Fast Approximation of the Weisfeiler-Lehman Graph Kernel for RDF Data” was accepted into the main conference and the second paper: “A Fast and […]

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Data export VS Faceted expressivity

Source: Semantic Web world for you One visiting the Netherlands will inevitably stumble upon some “BakFiets” in the streets. This Dutch speciality that seems to be the result from cross-breeding a pick-up with a bike can be used from many things from getting the kids around to moving a fridge. Now, let’s consider a Dutch […]

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Data export VS Faceted expressivity

Source: Semantic Web world for you One visiting the Netherlands will inevitably stumble upon some “BakFiets” in the streets. This Dutch speciality that seems to be the result from cross-breeding a pick-up with a bike can be used from many things from getting the kids around to moving a fridge. Now, let’s consider a Dutch […]

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One year of PiLOD project

Source: Semantic Web world for you Yesterday was the closing event of the Pilot Linked Open Data project. A significantly big crowd of politicians, civil servants, hackers, SME owners, open data activists and researchers gathered in the very nice building of the RCE in Amersfoort to hear about what has been done within this one […]

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One year of PiLOD project

Source: Semantic Web world for you Yesterday was the closing event of the Pilot Linked Open Data project. A significantly big crowd of politicians, civil servants, hackers, SME owners, open data activists and researchers gathered in the very nice building of the RCE in Amersfoort to hear about what has been done within this one […]

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Golden Demo Hackathon I

Source: Data2Semantics This june 10 and 11, the Data2Semantics team locked itself in a room in the Amsterdam Public Library to build a first version of the Data2Semantics Golden Demo: a pipeline for publishing enriched data (‘semantics’) directly from Dropbox to Figshare, integrated in the Linkitup webservice. In two days, we built and integrated: A […]

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