Author Archives: Ricardo Usbeck

The DIESEL project at ISWC

The International Semantic Web Conference is the pre-eminent international forum for the Semantic Web / Linked Data Community. The ISWC 2017 will take place October 21-25 in Vienna, Austria and will bring together researchers, practitioners and industry specialists to discuss, … Continue reading

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Archive Linked Open Data (aLOD)

Since autumn 2014 the Swiss Federal archive and the archives of four cantons (Basel, Geneva, Neuch√Ętel, Valais) run a common platform and SPARQL endpoint called aLOD, where they experiment with providing archival data as Linked Data. The goal of the … Continue reading

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Searching the DBpedia

The English version of the DBpedia knowledge base currently describes 4.58 million things, out of which 4.22 million are classified in a consistent ontology (see here), including 1,445,000 persons, 735,000 places (including 478,000 populated places), 411,000 creative works (including 123,000 … Continue reading

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Wikidata as the Entity Hub

The Wikidata knowledge base is a comprehensive large-scale public data source providing entity descriptions for more than 26 million entities covering multiple domains. Wikidata develops more and more towards a hub of identifiers for any kind of entities that enables … Continue reading

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