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Augmenting Europeana Content with Linked Data Resources


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Augmenting Europeana Content with Linked Data Resources

  1. 1. Augmenting Europeana Content with Linked Data Resources Linked Data Triplification Challenge 2010 Graz, September 2 nd 2010 Bernhard Haslhofer , Elaheh Momeni, Manuel Gay, Rainer Simon
  2. 2. Context: Europeana
  3. 3. Context: Europeana
  4. 4. With our work, we want to…. <ul><li>show how to make use of Linked Data by integrating the user annotation process with resource linkage </li></ul><ul><li>demonstrate linkage in annotation clients </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Annotation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Map Annotation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>focus on user-benefits </li></ul>
  5. 5. Video Annotation Tool Demo:
  6. 6. Map Annotation Tool Demo:
  7. 8. Annotations as Linked Data <ul><li>All annotations are exposed as Linked Data on the Web… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>each annotation has a dereferencable URI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>each annotation can be retrieved in RDF or HTML </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>annotations are linked to other resources (DBpedia, Geonames) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Annotation data is expressed using the LEMO vocabulary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>refines (reuses) terms of the Annotea vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>extensible vocabulary architecture </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Annotations as Linked Data
  9. 10. User Benefits <ul><li>Additional metadata </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contextual search (e.g. people and places) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multilingual retrieval </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DBpedia provides resource descriptions in 90+ languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Named entity label translation in search & retrieval </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Geographical retrieval </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Map-based search interface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Regions of relevance’ for keyword searches – disambiguation! </li></ul></ul>Source: Wikipedia
  10. 11. Next Steps & Further Info <ul><li>Improve integration of linked data resources with retrieval infrastructure </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Integrate with Open Annotation Collaboration efforts </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Deeper investigation of the map annotation use case </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefit of annotations and tags for map geo-referencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spatial search & retrieval UIs </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  11. 12. BACKUP
  12. 13. Technical Details