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Getty Releases More Linked Open Data: Thesaurus of Geographic Names

By   /  August 26, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Last winter, SemanticWeb reported that the Getty Research Institute had released the first of four Getty vocabularies as Linked Open Data. Recently, the Getty revealed that it had unveiled its second. James Cuno wrote, “We’re delighted to announce that the Getty Research Institute has released the Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)® as Linked Open Data. This […]

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First of Four Getty Vocabularies Made Available as Linked Open Data

By   /  February 21, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Eric Franzon Jim Cuno, the President and CEO of the Getty, announced yesterday that the Getty Research Institute has released the Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) ® as Linked Open Data. Cuno said, “The Art & Architecture Thesaurus is a reference of over 250,000 terms on art and architectural history, styles, and techniques. It’s […]

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New Vocabularies Are Now W3C Recommendations

By   /  January 17, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Eric Franzon We reported yesterday on the news that JSON-LD has reached Recommendation status at W3C. Three formal vocabularies also reached that important milestone yesterday: The W3C Documentation for The Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT), says that DCAT “is an RDF vocabulary designed to facilitate interoperability between data catalogs published on the Web….By using DCAT […]

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WEBCAST: Introduction to SKOS with Bob DuCharme

By   /  October 7, 2011  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Data Webinars | On Demand Presentations, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data Conferences, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Slide Presentations, Smart Data Webinars  /  No Comments

If you missed the excellent live webcast introduction to SKOS by Bob DuCharme (of TopQuadrant and the recently released Learning SPARQL), the recorded webcast is now available. You will probably find this webcast useful if:

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Upcoming Webcast: "Introduction to SKOS" with Bob DuCharme

By   /  September 30, 2011  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data Conferences, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Slide Presentations  /  No Comments

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011 Time: 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT Cost: FREE In August, we had the pleasure of hosting the excellent instructor, Bob DuCharme, as he walked us through an introduction to SPARQL: “SPARQL Queries, SPARQL Technology.” Next week, Bob will join us again, this time to introduce us to SKOS, the Simple […]

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Linking Disparate Data in Manufacturing

By   /  May 25, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A recent article from Inforbix discusses the difficulties of linking data in manufacturing businesses.

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Semantics in the Public Library

By   /  March 30, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

A recent article from LibConf.com discusses the implementation of semantic web technologies in public libraries. The article begins, “Why do we need a new Web? We often forget the kinds of problems we have with the tools available to us, such as high recall and low precision with Google. The web is very vocabulary dependent. Today’s Web search engines do not group web pages, pull out concepts, or understand them. There is no access to the deep web.”

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