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Inside engine (1) ( 2015-11-25T16:21:49+01:00 )


Inside exalead. Read more about "Inside engine (1)"

PoolParty 5.2 is out now! ( 2015-11-10T15:28:54+01:00 )


We are proud to announce the PoolParty release 5.2. Here are our three top highlights: PoolParty’s Custom Scheme management capabilities have been extended, providing now a clear distinction between ontologies and custom schemes. Ontologies can still be added from a list of predefined ontologies. In addition, custom ontologies can be created allowing to define classes, relations and attributes that are not covered by the predefined set of ontologies. Read more about "PoolParty 5.2 is out now!"

If you like “Friends” you probably also will like “Veronica’s Closet” (find out with SPARQL why) ( 2015-11-06T13:40:34+01:00 )


In a previous blog post I have discussed the power of SPARQL to go beyond data retrieval to analytics. Here I look into the possibilities to implement a product recommender all in SPARQL. Products are considered to be similar if they share relevant characteristics, and the higher the overlap the higher the similarity. In the case of movies or TV programs there are static characteristics (e.g. genre, actors, director) and dynamic ones like viewing patterns of the audience. Read more about "If you like “Friends” you probably also will like “Veronica’s Closet” (find out with SPARQL why)"

Presenting ‘Dynamic Semantic Publishing’ at Taxonomy Boot Camp 2015 ( 2015-11-03T15:21:28+01:00 )


Andreas Blumauer gave a talk at Taxonomy Boot Camp 2015 in Washington D.C. His presentation covered the following key message: Dynamic Semantic Publishing is not only about documents and news articles, it is rather based on the linking (‘triangulating’) of users/employees, products/projects, and content/articles. Based on this methodology, not only dynamically generated ‘topic pages’ can be created, but also a ‘connected customer’ experience becomes reality. Read more about "Presenting ‘Dynamic Semantic Publishing’ at Taxonomy Boot Camp 2015"

ADEQUATe for the Quality of Open Data ( 2015-11-03T11:19:17+01:00 )


The ADEQUATe project builds on two observations: An increasing amount of Open Data becomes available as an important resource for emerging businesses and furtheron the integration of such open, freely re-usable data sources into organisations’ data warehouse and data management systems is seen as a key success factor for competitive advantages in a data-driven economy. Read more about "ADEQUATe for the Quality of Open Data"