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Using DBpedia to generate SKOS thesauri

In recent years, we have constantly discussed the application of thesauri and other knowledge models to improve search. Many people understand that thesaurus based search is in many cases better than search algorithms purely based on statistics. Of course the big contra always was, “the costs are too high to establish a good-enough thesaurus or … Continue reading

RSS Semantic Puzzle

  • American Physical Society Taxonomy – Case Study
    Taxonomy Strategies has been working with the American Physical Society (APS) to develop a new faceted classification scheme. The proposed scheme includes several discrete sets of categories called facets whose values can be combined to express concepts such as existing … Continue reading →
  • Why SKOS should be a focal point of your linked data strategy
    The Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) has become one of the ‘sweet spots’ in the linked data ecosystem in recent years. Especially when semantic web technologies are being adapted for the requirements of enterprises or public administration, SKOS has played … Continue reading →
  • SEMANTiCS 2014: Call for Industry Presentations
    SEMANTiCS 2014 will take place in Leipzig (Germany) this year from September 4-5. The International Conference on Semantic Systems will be co-located with several workshops and other meetings, e.g. the 2nd DBpedia community meeting. SEMANTiCS conference (formerly ‘I-Semantics’) focuses on transfer … Continue reading →
  • Online checker for SKOS vocabularies now available
    Create better SKOS vocabularies PoolParty team likes to announce the availability of the new online vocabulary quality checker for SKOS vocabularies. It finds over 20 kinds of potential quality problems in controlled vocabularies that are expressed using SKOS. The service … Continue reading →
  • Linked data based search: Make use of linked data to provide means for complex queries
    Two live demos of PoolParty Semantic Integrator demonstrate new ways to retrieve information based on linked data technologies Linked data graphs can be used to annotate and categorize documents. By transforming text into RDF graphs and linking them with LOD … Continue reading →
  • European Data Forum’s Call for Contributions
    The European Data Forum (EDF) is an annual meeting place for industry, research, policy makers, and community initiatives to discuss the challenges and opportunities of data in Europe, especially in the light of recent developments such as Open Data, Linked … Continue reading →
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