Category Archives: dbpedia

AKSW tools prominently featured in TÜBİTAK

Börtecin Ege wrote an article on the Semantic Web in the December issue of TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) prominently featuring DBpedia, Relfinder, LIMES, SPARQL Benchmark and other AKSW related research projects. See Semantik Web Tübitak … Continue reading

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DBpedia SPARQL Benchmark paper wins ISWC2011 best-paper award

The closing ceremony of ISWC2011 in Bonn is just over and we are excited to have won the best research paper award with our paper: Mohamed Morsey, Jens Lehmann, Sören Auer, Axel Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo: DBpedia SPARQL Benchmark – Performance … 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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May 4-5: Leipziger Semantic Web Tag 2011 and Local Media Conferenz

Like in the past two years, we again organize a Leipzig Semantic Web Day on May 5th at the marvelous Mediencampus Villa Ida. This year’s theme is “Linked Data  for the Masses”, particularly focusing on its use in enterprises. This … Continue reading

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JWS Most Cited Article 2006-2010 Award for DBpedia paper

Together with the FU Berlin members of the DBpedia team Sebastian, Jens and Sören won the Journal of Web Semantics Most Cited Article 2006-2010 Award for the paper: DBpedia – A Crystallization Point for the Web of Data. The paper … Continue reading

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Semantic Web Journal launched

A short while ago the Semantic Web Journal was launched. Pascal Hitzler and Krzysztof Janowicz are editors-in-chief and AKSW’s Sören Auer serves on the editorial board. The journal published by IOS Press differs from other journals, in particular, since it … Continue reading

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LESS – Content Syndication based on Linked Data

We’ve announced LESS today – an end-to-end approach for the syndication and use of linked data based on the definition of visualization templates for linked data resources and SPARQL query results. Such syndication templates are edited, published and shared by … Continue reading

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Open Knowledge Conference 2010

OKCon, now in its fifth year, is the interdisciplinary conference that brings together individuals from across the open knowledge spectrum for a day of presentations and workshops. Open knowledge promises significant social and economic benefits in a wide range of … Continue reading

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DBpedia in ReadWriteWeb's Top 10 Semantic Web Products of 2009

The new year is slowly approaching and people start compiling their top x lists of 2009, with x usually ranging between 10 and 365. 😉 The popular Web technology blog ReadWriteWeb has chosen x with value 10 and picked DBpedia … Continue reading

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