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

Publink Linked Data Starter Service call 2013

In the previous two years the LOD2 and LATC consortia supported a number of organizations in Linked Data publishing. Examples of completed PUBLINK projects include: In 2010 the European Commission Directorate General CONNECT learned how to translate a PDF document with performance indicators into a linked open data graphical environment on the web for the Digital Agenda … Continue reading

RDF and Graph Benchmarking Project Started: LDBC

This week we received notification from the EU that the LDBC project has been granted. We think this is great news. The LDBC project is a STREP and will run until Q2 2015. The LDBC project has direct roots in LOD2 as it sprang out of benchmarking activities in LOD2 WP2; where we tried to … Continue reading

European Data Forum 2013

The European Data Forum (EDF) 2013 takes place on April 9-10, 2013 in Dublin (Ireland). The EDF series is a joint activity of  the EC FP7 projects BIG, LOD2, and PlanetData and is supported by the European Commission. Following a successful launch in 2012, this year’s edition of the European Data Forum will be addressing  … Continue reading

Open Innovation Conference, 28th-30th November 2012, Leipzig

The first Open Innovation Conference organized by the city of Leipzig brings together experts from the fields of the triple helix “university, industry, government” focusing on the exchange of experience in the field of open innovation in creative industries. One session at the conference is dedicated to Open Data, which will be discussed  from two … Continue reading