Category Archives: dbpedia

DBpedia Data Quality Evaluation Campaign

As we all know, DBpedia is an important dataset in Linked Data as it is not only connected to and from numerous other datasets, but it also is relied upon for useful information. However, quality problems are inherent in DBpedia … Continue reading

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Open Innovation Conference, 28th-30th November 2012, Leipzig

The first Open Innovation Conference organized by the city of Leipzig brings together experts from the fields of the triple helix “university, industry, government” focusing on the exchange of experience in the field of open innovation in creative industries. One … Continue reading

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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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