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Semantics & Media, Mainz – Linked Open Data (LOD) in media, for publishing- and the content industry

On 14th and 15th ofJuly 2011 the Semantics & Media Conference took place in Mainz, Germany at the Johannes Gutenberg University.  The LOD2 team was invited to present the project itsself as well as to hold several talks as follows. Sören Auer of University of Leipzig, Germany the project lead of LOD2, presented the LOD2 … Continue reading

PUBLINK: Deutsche Biographie becomes part of the LOD cloud

During a workshop on June, 27th at the Historical College in Munich, the AKSW group and the group of the New German Biographie at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities presented their results of the LOD2 supported PUBLINK project. Within this project meta-data about 46,000 biographies, 42,000 people and 12,000 locations have been made … Continue reading

OKCon2011 Berlin- Linked Open Data (LOD) has reached the Open Knowledge Community

The OKCon2011 – the Open Knowledge Conference 2011 – took place in Berlin this year on the 30th of June and the 1st of July 2011. The first time the main event of the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) took place in a different place then London. There were about 400 participants in a very interesting … Continue reading