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Quick overview of the use of linked data in sociallearn


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Quick overview of the use of linked data in sociallearn

  1. 1. Bringing Linked Data to SocialLearn<br />Mathieu d’Aquin - KMi<br />
  2. 2. Linked Data<br />As set of principles and technologies for a Web of Data<br />Putting the “raw” data online in a standard representation (RDF)<br />Make the data Web addressable (URIs)<br />Link with to other Data <br />
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  4. 4. Linked Data at the OU (the LUCERO Project)<br />RAE<br />DBPedia<br />Data from <br />Research <br />Outputs<br />OpenLearn<br />Content<br />ORO<br />Archive of <br />Course <br />Material<br />Library’s<br />Catalogue<br />Of Digital<br /> Content<br />geonames<br /><br />A/V Material<br />Podcasts<br />iTunesU<br />BBC<br />DBLP<br />
  5. 5. Linked Data at the OU (<br />
  6. 6. SocialLearn in Linked Data<br />RAE<br />DBPedia<br />SocialLearn Data <br />(Users, activities, Learning Paths, etc.)<br />Data from <br />Research <br />Outputs<br />SocialLearn<br />Private Space<br />OpenLearn<br />Content<br />ORO<br />Archive of <br />Course <br />Material<br />Library’s<br />Catalogue<br />Of Digital<br /> Content<br />geonames<br /><br />A/V Material<br />Podcasts<br />iTunesU<br />BBC<br />DBLP<br />
  7. 7. A linked data interface to SocialLearn data<br />Exposing the content of the SocialLearn database according to linked data principles<br />Establish URIs for SocialLearn objects (users, events, learning paths, notes, etc.)<br />Represent relationships in this database through links (e.g., learning path –author-> user)<br />Expose this data through a SPARQL endpoint<br />Realized through D2R (database 2 RDF), mapping SPARQL queries to SQL in real time <br />
  8. 8. URIs and labels of Learning Paths that are owned by user 140<br />Results.<br />Each URI represent an addressable and queryable piece of data<br />
  9. 9. Linking up<br />Users<br />Events<br />Learning Paths<br />Groups<br />Media<br />SocialLearn Linked Data Graph<br /> linked data graph and beyond<br />
  10. 10. Traverse to recommend related things<br />Podcast “John Napier's mathematical creations”<br />Learning Path 7359<br />
  11. 11. Traverse to recommend related things<br />Users<br />Events<br />User 140<br />Course L204<br />Learning Paths<br />Groups<br />Media<br />
  12. 12. A generic linked data based recommendation service<br />SocialLearn SPARQL endpoint<br />Links SPARQL endpoint<br /> SPARQL endpoint<br />URI of origin resource<br />SocialLearn REST Recommendation Service<br />URIs of related resources<br />URI of User<br />Filters<br />
  13. 13. Example<br /><br />Courses related to learning path reference note 19919?<br />{"","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","","",""}<br />
  14. 14. Example (visually)<br />
  15. 15. Example (the other way round)<br />
  16. 16. Next Steps<br />Integration with SocialLearn environment<br />More links, more data<br />Improve runtime performance<br />Personalization<br />Recommendations filtered and rank depending on the user, on the popularity of resources, on the learning history…<br />