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Dataviz with a Wii-U (continued)

Source: Semantic Web world for you Following the discussion I had after my previous posts, here is a bit more structured explanation of the ideas: Please feel free to ping me and/or comment on this post if you too think it’s a good idea Filed under: Visualisation

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LDBC Technical User Community, 3rd Meeting

Last week the RDF and graph DB benchmarking project LDBC had its 3rd  Technical User Community meeting in London, held in collaboration with the GraphConnect event.  This meeting marks the official launch of the LDBC non-profit company  which is the successor of the present EU FP7 project. The meeting was very well attended, along with […]

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On the use of HTTP URIs and the archiving of Linked Data

On Monday the 7th of October the Knowledge, Reasoning and Representation and the Web&Media research groups of the Free University Amsterdam joined for their biweekly Semantic Web (SW) meeting. The topic was on the purpose of using HTTP URIs for denoting SW resources and on the implications for archiving Linked Data (LD). An important aspect […]

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Winner of the Open Science Award at ECML/PKDD 2013!

Source: Data2Semantics Our website with additional material for our paper: “A Fast Approximation of the Weisfeiler-Lehman Graph Kernel for RDF Data” has won the Open Science Award at ECML/PKDD 2013. The jury praised the submission as “a perfect example of open science”. A goal of the Data2Semantics project is to provide resuable software to support […]

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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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