Semantic Puzzle


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Semantic Puzzle

  1. Mag. Andreas Blumauer Semantic Web Company The Semantic Puzzle Linked Data, Open Data, Web of Data, Web 3.0 & Semantic Web - how things fit together „Third“ Meetup, November 30, 2009
  2. „ 3rd Vienna Semantic Web Meetup“ <ul><li>18.00 - 18.30 Come together </li></ul><ul><li>18.30 - 19.00 Opening Talk: The Semantic Puzzle ( Andreas Blumauer , Semantic Web Company ) </li></ul><ul><li>19.00 - 19.20 Semantic Web based E-Commerce: GoodRelations & Co. ( Bernd Gruber , Smart Information Systems ) </li></ul><ul><li>19.20 - 19.40 Applied Semantic Web – What we did on the Semantic Desktop ( Leo Sauermann , Gnowsis ) </li></ul><ul><li>19.40 - 20.00 Lightning Talks: Your contribution (Max. 5 Minutes each) </li></ul><ul><li>20.00 - 22.30 Drinks & Food - Networking </li></ul>© Semantic Web Company –
  3. Agenda © Semantic Web Company – 1. The Semantic Puzzle 3. Let´s talk about money 4. What´s next? Conclusio. 2. Ongoing Initiatives & Projects
  4. The Semantic Puzzle © Semantic Web Company – <ul><li>prefLabel: Open Data - data freely available to everyone </li></ul><ul><li>no mechanisms of control </li></ul><ul><li>narrower : Open Metadata </li></ul><ul><li>prefLabel: Semantic Web - integration and combination of data </li></ul><ul><li>interoperability framework </li></ul><ul><li>altLabel : Web of Data </li></ul><ul><li>prefLabel: Linked Data </li></ul><ul><li>- data integration technologies based on RDF </li></ul><ul><li>lower costs for integration efforts </li></ul><ul><li>narrower : Linked Open Data </li></ul><ul><li>hiddenLabel: Web 3.0 </li></ul><ul><li>- attract Web 2.0 people </li></ul><ul><li>attract yellow press </li></ul><ul><li>prefLabel : Future Internet </li></ul>
  5. Some (recent) Open Data Initiatives <ul><li>Making Public Data Public (UK) : More access to Ordnance Survey maps from next year, </li></ul><ul><li>Open Data Network (GER) : Founded in October 2009, Berlin, </li></ul><ul><li> (US) : increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets,  </li></ul><ul><li>Open Data Commons: set of legal ‘tools’ to help provide and use open data: </li></ul>© Semantic Web Company –
  6. Some (new) Linked Open Data Initiatives <ul><li>Linked Data Research Center: appointed to drive and lead the linked data research and development , </li></ul><ul><li> : 5,000 people subject headings as linked open data under a CC BY license, </li></ul><ul><li>GoodRelations : standardized vocabulary for product, price, and company data , </li></ul><ul><li>oeGOV : Use small OWL ontologies to model recovery and deploy across all government , </li></ul>© Semantic Web Company –
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  8. Mash-ups with Linked Data © Semantic Web Company –
  9. From Open Data to Linked Data <ul><li>heavily inspired by Leigh Dodds, Talis </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>© Semantic Web Company – Publish Data! Organize it! License it! Use Standard Open Formats Add a Web API! Integrate with the Web Identify things! Link them together! Use RDF to publish data & model! Raw Data now!
  10. Linked Data Design Issues <ul><li>Use URIs as names for things </li></ul><ul><li>Use HTTP URIs so that people can look up those names. </li></ul><ul><li>When someone looks up a URI, provide useful information, using the standards (RDF, SPARQL) </li></ul><ul><li>Include links to other URIs so that they can discover more things. </li></ul>© Semantic Web Company –
  11. Linked Data =/= Linked Open Data © Semantic Web Company –
  12. LOD Cloud: License Survey © Semantic Web Company – by Leigh Dodds, Talis
  13. Technologies: Stable! © Semantic Web Company – triplify, D2R Sindice, Entity Search by OpenLink sameAs LargeTripleStores Calais etc. LDCamp* *not a „technology“ in a classical meaning, BBC Music etc. Virtuoso Sponger etc. partly solved, eg.: KiWi
  14. An example: BBC Music beta © Semantic Web Company –
  15. Linked Data Value Chain © Semantic Web Company – by Latif et al., TU Graz
  16. Barriers before we solve the Semantic Puzzle © Semantic Web Company – Business Models & Use Cases Licensing Models Scalability Privacy
  17. Want to get inspiration? <ul><li> Come to the SWC Demozone! </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>© Semantic Web Company –
  18. Andreas Blumauer Semantic Web Company <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>© Semantic Web Company – Semantic Web Company GmbH Lerchenfelder Gürtel 43 A-1160 Wien Tel. +43 1 402 12 35 [email_address]