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At SemTechBiz, Knowledge Graphs Are Everywhere

By   /  June 7, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Sing along with me to this classic hit from 1980: “Knowledge graphs are everywhere; They’re everywhere; My mind describes them to me.” Our Daughter’s Wedding’s song Lawn Chairs. But it’s a good description of some of the activity at the Semantic Technology & Business Conference this week, which saw Google, Yahoo and Wikidata chatting up […]

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Wikilinks Corpus: What Will You Do With 40 Million Disambiguated Entity Mentions Across 10 Million-Plus Web Pages?

By   /  March 11, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Last Friday saw the release of the Wikilinks Corpus from Research at Google, 40 million entities in context strong. As explained in a blog post by Dave Orr, Amar Subramanya, and Fernando Pereira at Google Research, the Big Data set “involves 40 million total disambiguated mentions within over 10 million web pages — over 100 […]

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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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WikiSeer Tackles Semantic Summaries

By   /  July 31, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A new article out of WikiSeer reports that “the Santa Clara based start-up pioneering real-time semantic summarization, today announced that it has successfully tested, training and completed its 1.0 platform update using more than 3.5 million English-based articles available on the Wikipedia.org.”

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A Look at How Programming Languages Influence Each Other

By   /  July 6, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Tony Hirst has written up a demonstration that maps how programming languages influence each other according to Wikipedia.

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Finding What's 'Important' on Wikipedia with WikiMaps

By   /  July 5, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

ScienceDaily recently covered an interesting new resource, WikiMaps.

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Datasift Announces Wikistats

By   /  June 22, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Datasift recently announced a new feature, Wikistats, and added Wikipedia to the company’s list of data sources.

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Wikidata Closes SemTechBiz SF with a Bang

By   /  June 13, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Anthony Myers of CMS Wire reports, “Core ideas about a more structured Internet, vis a vis the semantic Web, are quickly approaching mainstream consciousness. When Wikipedia, the sixth most popular Web site in the world, debuts its Wikidata platform later this year, it will be a major step in this direction.”

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Schema.org Now Supports External Lists

By   /  May 14, 2012  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The schema.org official blog has announced support for enumerated lists. Adding this support allows developers using schema.org to use selected externally maintained vocabularies in their schema.org markup. According to the W3C-hosted schema.org WebSchemas wiki, “This is in addition to the existing extension mechanisms we support, and the general ability to include whatever markup you like […]

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