Tag Archive for Semantic Web

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…

Franz Inc. Extends its Semantic Graph Database – AllegroGraph

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Franz, Inc., the leading supplier of Semantic Graph Database technology, today announced AllegroGraph 5.0 with unique multi-dimensional indexing capabilities. Data Scientists can think of these new multi-dimensional indices as similar to OLAP data cubes or HyperCubes but with the powerful dynamic data linking…

How Semantic Search is Revolutionizing Travel Planning

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of online magazine Amadeus reports, “When it comes to search, travelers are no longer satisfied with keyword- matched results. They’ve come to expect a higher level of sophistication, and a more tailored, personalized trip planning experience. Where page-ranking algorithms once reigned as the best option to match travelers…

TopQuadrant and Taxonic Partner to Deliver Linked Data Solutions to Europe

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by Angela Guess The company has informed us that “TopQuadrant™, a leading enterprise metadata and semantic data integration company, today announced that Taxonic will join the company as a solution partner targeting Europe.  As part of the partnership, Taxonic will offer solution services and trainings on TopQuadrant’s TopBraid product offerings, including implementation and integration services.…

The Semantic Web: Moving Forward in 2015

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by Jennifer Zaino We’re all waiting to see what’s next for the Web of Data – that is, the Semantic Web – after a year that had numerous highlights including: the official publication of HTML5, which boasts the ability to describe the structure of a web document with standard semantics; a flurry of activity for…

DATAVERSITY Education, LLC to Combine Two Online Trade Journals

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by Angela Guess LIGHTNING RELEASES 01/05/14 — DATAVERSITY Education, LLC announced this week that the company will be combining its two online trade journals into one source of educational content on www.dataversity.net. At the end of 2013, DATAVERSITY acquired SemanticWeb.com and the Semantic Technology and Business Conference. After a year running side-by-side these brands and…

2015: Envisioning The Year Ahead, Part 1

by Jennifer Zaino Just as it has been The Semantic Web Blog’s tradition to look back to the high points of the last year as we approach its end (see here and here), so too do we look ahead to expectations for the New Year, with the help of experts in the arena and its related fields.…