Tag Archive for Semantic Web

IBM Invests in WayBlazer and Sellpoints to Advance Watson Powered Apps

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced two new investments in WayBlazer and Sellpoints to advance online travel and shopping apps powered by Watson.  Today’s announcement is part of IBM’s $100 million commitment to drive new innovations and business solutions that build on Watson and follows the company’s…

Call for Industry Track Abstracts for ISWC 2015

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by Angela Guess The International Semantic Web Conference recently wrote, “Research in Semantic Web Technologies is now underway for more than a decade. We are beginning to see applications being piloted and/or put into production not only by early adopters, but also by mainstream organizations. Because Semantic Technologies often deliver backend solutions, and are not…

Introducing Schema.org 2.0

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by Angela Guess The official schema.org blog recently reported, “We are pleased to announce the public release of Schema.org 2.0 which brings several significant changes and additions, not just to the vocabulary, but also to how we grow and manage it, from both technical and governance perspectives. As schema.org adoption has grown, a number groups…

Adatao Announces Machine Learning, NLP Tool Set

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by Angela Guess Writing for InfoWorld, Serdar Yegulalp reports, “Last year, data visualization company Adatao — spearheaded by the former engineering director of Google Apps — announced its Data Intelligence Platform, a tool set for querying Hadoop data that’s meant to be as easy as putting together a document in Google Docs. Today Adatao announced…

Cambridge Semantics and Informa Named Bio-IT Award Finalist

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of smart data solutions driven by Semantic Web technology, and Informa, the leading international provider of specialist information and services for the academic and scientific, professional and commercial business communities, today announced that its joint solution ‘Smart Data Lake…

The Time to Consider Graph Databases Has Come

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by Angela Guess Tony Agresta recently wrote in Tech Page One, “Graph databases are rapidly gaining traction in the market as an effective method for deciphering meaning but many people outside the space are unsure of what exactly this entails. Generally speaking, graph databases store data in a graph structure where entities are connected through…

Cambridge Semantics Recognized as Promising Tech Solution Provider

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by Angela Guess According to a recent article, “Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of smart data solutions driven by Semantic Web technology, today announced that it has been named to CIO Review’s ‘Top 20 Most Promising Tech Solution Providers to Pharma and Life Sciences.’ The judging panel was comprised of top CEOs, CIOs, VCs and…

A Look Inside Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC)

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by Angela Guess Published in the IBM DeveloperWorks library, Brian Sletten has begun a series of articles that explain “how large-scale data-integration problems are being addressed in useful, new ways. The series focuses incrementally on an exciting approach in the software lifecycle domain: the Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) initiative. OSLC is based on…

Bringing the Semantic Web and Linked Data to All

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by Jennifer Zaino The Semantic Web and Linked Data promise so much to so many in the world. They provide the foundation for identifying and classifying content, while exposing, sharing, and connecting pieces of data on the Web via the W3C’s Resource Description Framework (RDF) standard. The vision revolves around increasing the Web’s usefulness and people’s access to…

Using VIVO as a Tacit Knowledge Discovery Tool

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by Angela Guess Federico Sancho of ICT Update writes, “Imagine using a regular search engine to look for the Spanish word ‘papa’. The results would be dizzying and cover at least three different connotations of the word: potato, father and pope. This is a typical example of the limitations of searching through non-structured data. Open-source…