Maiana - The social Topic Maps explorer

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In short, Maiana is the first social Topic Maps browser to share, mix and explore data interlinked. The platform is based on the Ruby on Rails web technology running with JRuby and uses the Topic Maps engine RTM. RTM manages the connections to several other Topic Maps engines like Ontopia, MaJorToM and Hatana.

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Maiana - The social Topic Maps explorer

  1. 1. Maiana   Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze   Topic  Maps  Lab  at  the  University  of  Leipzig   maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de   maiana.topicmapslab.de  
  2. 2. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Topic  Maps  as  data  sources   maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   2  
  3. 3. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Maiana  is  a  plaJorm  for  structured  data   Manage topic maps Browse topic maps Query and validate topic maps maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   3  
  4. 4. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Maiana  is  social   Discuss resources and themes Observe data sources Follow users maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   4  
  5. 5. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Maiana  is  social   All semantic data sources are private Data sources can be shared Data sources can be made public maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   5  
  6. 6. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Maiana  API    W ith   t he   M aiana   A PI   t he   p laJorm   c an   b e   u sed   f rom   any   p rivileged   t hird   p arty   s ystem.   maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   6  
  7. 7. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Seman,c  Search    S earch   r esults   a re   g enerically   f aceted.   maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   7  
  8. 8. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Everything  which  behaves  as  topic  map  is  a  topic  map   maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   8  
  9. 9. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Live  Integra,on  –  every  data  source  can  be  used   Relational databases, XML files or Excel files can be integrated into Maiana. Virtual. maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   9  
  10. 10. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Flexible  fusion  of  data  sources   Each data source in Maiana can be added into dossiers which are called Containers. maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   10  
  11. 11. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Flexible  fusion  of  data  sources   This Container then acts as joined data source. For every fact, the Origin is known. maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   11  
  12. 12. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Maiana  is  member  of  the  Web  of  Data   maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   12  
  13. 13. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Maiana  and  Linked  Data   Each topic in Maiana exists as Linked Data Set. Each map in Maiana provides a SPARQL Endpoint. maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   13  
  14. 14. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Duality  of  Topic  Maps  –   Networks  and  Streams  of  facts     maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   14  
  15. 15. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Observing  every  subject   Each data source is a stream of structured, semantic facts. And in the same time a network of facts. For each subject the updates can be observed. maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   15  
  16. 16. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Observing  every  subject   maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   16  
  17. 17. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   17  
  18. 18. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   How  to  get  started  with  Maiana   •  Maiana   c annot   b e   d ownloaded,   b ut   . ..   •  You   c an   r egister   a t   h cp://maiana.topicmapslab.de   –  You  get  your  API  key  automa@cally   •  We   s et   u p   p roper   M aiana   i nstances   f or   l arger   p rojects   on   r equest.   maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   18  
  19. 19. Einführung  in  Topic  Maps   Thank  you  for  your  acen@on   Please   r eport   i deas   a nd   i ssues.   maiana.topicmapslab.de   “Maiana”,  Lutz  Maicher,  Uta  Schulze     (maicher|uta.schulze@informa@k.uni-­‐leipzig.de)   19  

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