“I like tables.” – Interview with Richard Cyganiak

On February 15, 2013, LOD2 project’s Jindřich Mynarz sat down with Richard Cyganiak to talk about linked open data. Richard is a prominent voice in the domain of linked open data as well as an active semantic web software developer. He’s a linked data technologist and a member of Linked Data Research Centre at DERI. … Continue reading

Added value of linking data (Polish economy data)

Recently I2G has been working on publishing Polish economy data in a paradigm of linked data. One of the datasets concerns import and export of Poland (INSIGOS HZ/GEO). The geographical dimension lists 210 countries. Standardization of this vocabulary was also part of the publication effort, and it consisted of linking to DBpedia, and assigning two- … Continue reading

Semantic Data Web Lecture at SlideWiki.org

LOD2 partner AKSW’s Ali Khalili, Darya Tarasowa and Sören Auer were working in the last months on the collaborative educational content authoring platform SlideWiki.org. SlideWiki allows to create richly structured presentations comprising slides, self-test questionnaires, illustrations etc. SlideWiki features include in particular: WYSIWYG slide authoring Logical slide and deck representation LaTeX/MathML integration Multilingual decks / semi-automatic translation in 50+ … 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

Upgrade brings new-look publicdata.eu

There has been a major upgrade to publicdata.eu (shown below), a cross-European data portal which collects records together in one place from data catalogues throughout the EU. The site is run by the Open Knowledge Foundation as part of the LOD2 project. It is based on CKAN, the OKF’s open-source data portal software, used to … Continue reading