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Free Webinar: LOD2 stack – release 3

  This webinar in the course of the LOD2 webinar series will present the release 3.0 of the LOD2 stack, which contains updates to Virtuoso 7 [Openlink]: the original row store of the Virtuoso 6 universal server has now been replaced by a column store, increasing the performance of SPARQL queries significantly, the store is … Continue reading

Free Webinar: CubeViz – a facetted browser for statistical data

  In this Webinar Michael Martin presents CubeViz – a facetted browser for statistical data utilizing the RDF Data Cube vocabulary which is the state-of-the-art in representing statistical data in RDF. This vocabulary is compatible with SDMX and increasingly being adopted. Based on the vocabulary and the encoded Data Cube, CubeViz is generating a facetted … Continue reading

LOD2 stack Usability survey started

In the recent years the LOD2 stack established a collection of applications developed in the context of the LOD2 project, presented as an unified environment. These applications are referred to as components although they can also be installed independently. However, having all these components in a single environment eases the access from one application to … Continue reading

LOD2 Webinar 30.04.2013: Virtuoso Column Store

  This webinar in the course of the LOD2 webinar series will present Virtuoso 7. Virtuoso Column Store, Adaptive Techniques for RDF Graph Databases. In this webinar we shall discuss the application of column store techniques to both graph (RDF) and relational data for mixed work-loads ranging from lookup to analytics. Virtuoso is an innovative … Continue reading

LOD2 Webinar 26.02.2013: DBpedia Spotlight

  This webinar in the course of the LOD2 webinar series will present DBpedia Spotlight DBpedia Spotlight is a tool for automatically annotating mentions of DBpedia resources in text, providing a solution for linking unstructured information sources to the Linked Open Data cloud through DBpedia. DBpedia Spotlight recognizes that names of concepts or entities have … Continue reading

European Data Forum: Free Registration and Call for Contribution are open

Time to plan for the European Data Forum 2013 in Dublin. The yearly meeting place for industry, research, policy makers, and community initiatives to discuss the challenges and opportunities of (Big) Data in Europe. Free Registration for the European Data Forum 2013 is now open. EDF also invites to submit proposials on to be held … Continue reading

Webinar: 29.01.2013 – Zemanta / Open Refine

  This webinar in the course of the LOD2 webinar series will present Zemanta and its LODRefine – a LOD-enabled version of OpenRefine (previously Google Refine), which is a part of the LOD2 stack. LODRefine extends cleansing and linking functionalities of OpenRefine by providing means to reconcile and augment your data with DBpedia or any … Continue reading

LOD2 Webinar 12.12.2012: 2nd Release of LOD2 Stack

This webinar in the course of the LOD2 webinar series will present the release 2.0 of the LOD2 stack, which contains updates to the components Ontowiki, Silk, SigmaEE and Virtuoso. The lod2-stack also has new components since release 1.1: the assisting sparql editor SPARQLED (DERI), the LOD enabled Open Refine (previously Google Refine) (ZEMANTA), the … Continue reading

Paper on Online Hiring Platforms with LOD2

How a business-related application that exploits open-data may look like is presented to the Semantic Web Challenge 2012 by Amar-Djalil Mezaour, Julien Law-To, Robert Isele, Thomas Schandl and Gerd Zechmeister. The paper describes a prototypic linked data application for the Online Hiring Market. ”Active Hiring” is a search based application providing analytics on on-line job … Continue reading

LOD2 Webinar 19.11.2012: LOD2 in information and publishing industry

  This webinar in the course of the LOD2 webinar series will present the implications of Linked Open Data and Semantic Web Technologies in the information and publishing industry. The publishing industry is struggling with too much information on the one hand and too less resources to bring meaning to this information on the other … Continue reading