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DBpedia 3.9 Hits The Runway

By   /  September 23, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

DBpedia 3.9 is up and going. Word came today from Christian Bizer and Christopher Sahnwaldt that the new release boasts an overall increase in the number of concepts in the English edition from 3.7 to 4 million things, thanks to being based on updated Wikipedia dumps from the spring of 2013. Other numbers to impress:

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Wikidata Phase 2 In Full Swing

By   /  February 21, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

In December the Semantic Web Blog spoke with Wikidata project director Denny Vrandecic about progress on Phase 1 of the work to create a free knowledge base about the world that can be read and edited by humans and machines (see story here). At the time, Vrandecic explained that January would begin the roll-out of language-by-language editions […]

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Wikidata: People And Bots Busy Filling The System In Phase One

By   /  December 17, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders  /  No Comments

Ever heard of the Finnish television series Matkaoppaat? It’s a program about tour guides abroad – something of a reality show that looks like it has already spawned copycat programs with more on the way in other countries. But of more interest to readers of The Semantic Web Blog is that just a couple of […]

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Happy Birthday Wikipedia — But DBpedia Has Reason To Celebrate Too

By   /  January 17, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

There was a lot of hoopla over the last week over Wikipedia’s 10-year anniversary. But we here at The Semantic Web also want to note an event that may get more modest coverage from the traditional media outlets, and that is today’s release of DBpedia 3.6, based on Wikipedia dumps dating from October and November […]

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