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Accepted Papers of LOD2 Members @ JIST 2012

Nara, Japan is hosting this year’s Joint International Semantic Technology Conference (JIST) with two of our project partners , KAIST and NUIG,  being  part of the program committee. JIST recently promoted the submission of original research papers on Semantic Web and other semantic technologies, as well as papers on applications of semantic technologies. Several members … 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

LOD2 Plenary held in Cambridge

The twice-yearly plenary meeting of the LOD2 project was held recently in Cambridge. The Open Knowledege Foundation hosted the event, held at Newnham College. I have put a write-up of the event, with some photographs, on the CKAN blog here.

The end of Google Refine (LODGrefine) as we know it?

A few days ago David Huynh announced the future of Google Refine: it will no longer be actively developed by Google, but given over to the community instead — hence they suggested rebranding into “OpenRefine”. One of the reasons behind this decision seems to be that there is no easy way of getting Google Refine (currently … Continue reading

KESW Summer and Conference in St. Petersburg

This week KESW Summer School takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia. On Sunday the 3rd Russian Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Semantic Web (KESW)  starts and continues October 9. LOD2 is supporting both events in various aspect. AKSW’s Ivan Ermilov, Darya Tarasova, Jörg Unbehauen and Sören Auer give lectures during the summer school. Sören will give … Continue reading

Article about LOD2 in the “Buchreport Magazin”

Christian Dirschl and Sören Auer were interviewed by “Buchreport Magazin” about LOD2 and its relevance for the media -and publishing industry. The article in “Buchreport Magazin”, revolves around LOD2’s potential solutions and future prospect by offering new publishing strategies. Article in “Buchreport Magazin” (in German)