Author Archives: Jens Lehmann

More than 20 European Union Datasets Converted to RDF by LATC Project

Over the past two years, the LATC project (Linked Open Data Around-The-Clock) has worked on converting more than 20 EU datasets to RDF, make them available as Linked Data and SPARQL, and link them to other datasets. The datasets have … Continue reading

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Can we create better links by playing games?

Most of you will agree that links are an important element of the Web of Data. There exist a number of tools, such as LIMES or SILK, which are able to create a high number of such links by using … Continue reading

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Sorry, I don’t speak SPARQL – A Survey

Many Semantic Web applications are currently based on SPARQL. In particular, an increasing number of systems, such as question answering systems, keyword search or search by example internally construct SPARQL queries. However, lay users do not understand this language, so … Continue reading

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Official DBpedia Live Release

The AKSW group is pleased to announce the official release of DBpedia Live. The main objective of DBpedia is to extract structured information from Wikipedia, convert it into RDF, and make it freely available on the Web. In a nutshell, … Continue reading

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AKSW at TU Dresden PLT

On June 8, I (Jens) visited the process control engineering research group (PLT) of Leon Urbas at the Dresden University of Technology. We first met on the Leipziger Semantic Web Day where Leon Urbas presented interactive Linked Data applications and … Continue reading

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AKSW takes part in EU-funded LATC project

The AKSW group is member of the recently started LATC (Linked Open Data Around-The-Clock) project funded by the European Union. LATC aims to improve quality and quantity of Linked Data on the Web, e.g. by developing a 24/7 interlinking engine. … Continue reading

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DL-Learner Build 2010-08-07 released

We are happy to announce the next release of DL-Learner, a tool for learning OWL class expressions from examples and background knowledge. It extends Inductive Logic Programming (ILP) to Description Logics and the Semantic Web. The tool has matured over … Continue reading

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ORE 0.2 Released

Today, we released version 0.2 of the ontology repair and enrichment (ORE) tool. It is a tool for knowledge engineers to improve an OWL ontology through a wizard like repair process and uses state-of-the-art ontology debugging methods. The main feature … Continue reading

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Dedicated Virtual LinkedGeoData Server

Due to the rising interest in our LinkedGeoData project and the growth of the underlying OpenStreetMap database, we expanded the AKSW server infrastructure. LinkedGeoData will gradually move to a new server running Debian within the next weeks. This server runs … Continue reading

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LinkedGeoData Google Code Project Started

We decided to open source the code for the LinkedGeoData project and move it to Google Code: http://code.google.com/p/linkedgeodata/ Initially, we will migrate the Triplify code, the LinkedGeoData browser, and the DBpedia mapping code into the repository. Naturally, it will take … Continue reading

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