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Re: ESWC 2008 Linked Data Playground

From: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 14:56:32 +0100
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
Message-Id: <71897F01-4EDC-4EFC-AD90-254B7BC21ABE@cyganiak.de>
To: David Huynh <dfhuynh@alum.mit.edu>

Very impressive David! I didn't know that Exhibit can process RDF/XML  
directly through Babel. This looks extremely useful.

Richard


On 29 May 2008, at 14:00, David Huynh wrote:

>
> Hi Richard,
>
> If you look at this version
>
>   http://people.csail.mit.edu/dfhuynh/projects/eswc2008/eswc2008-rdf.html
>
> you'll see that the RDF/XML file is linked directly. So, there's  
> pretty much zero cost in getting RDF into Exhibit (it took me about  
> 5 minutes to put that exhibit up). Exhibit automatically routes RDF/ 
> XML files through Babel for conversion. In the first version, I did  
> that conversion and saved the JSON output so that Babel won't get  
> invoked every time someone views the exhibit. That's an  
> optimization. Of course, Babel isn't perfect in doing the conversion.
>
> Here is an iPhone mockup version for the same exhibit:
>   http://people.csail.mit.edu/dfhuynh/projects/eswc2008/iphone/iphone-exhibit.html
> I only tested it on Firefox and Safari. I think the back button  
> functionality doesn't quite work that well, but you get the idea.
>
> David
>
> Richard Cyganiak wrote:
>>
>> David,
>>
>> On 28 May 2008, at 22:01, David Huynh wrote:
>>> Nice data! I find it useful to look at it this way:
>>>
>>>  http://people.csail.mit.edu/dfhuynh/projects/eswc2008/eswc2008.html
>>
>> Very cool! Can you tell us a little bit about the process of  
>> getting from our RDF to this Exhibit? How much manual/expert work  
>> did it involve?
>>
>> (Exhibit is awesome for presenting structured data, and I wonder  
>> how hard it is in general to get from RDF to Exhibit.)
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Richard
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Good to see "evaluation" and "interface" big enough in the  
>>> abstract word cloud. :-)
>>>
>>> David
>>>
>>> Chris Bizer wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Paul, Richard, Knud, Tom, Sean, Denny and I have published some  
>>>> data describing papers and authors of the 5th European Semantic  
>>>> Web Conference (ESWC2008).
>>>>
>>>> The data is interlinked with DBpedia, Revyu and the Semantic Web  
>>>> Community Wiki. So if you add a review about a paper to Revyu or  
>>>> if you add something to the wiki, your data will mix nicely with  
>>>> the data that is already published about the conference.
>>>>
>>>> See http://data.semanticweb.org/conference/eswc/2008/html
>>>> for a description of the dataset and its use cases.
>>>>
>>>> The data is currently also being crawled by several Semantic Web  
>>>> Search Engines and we hope to be able to add a section about how  
>>>> to use the data within these Search Engines before the weekend.
>>>>
>>>> If you have any ideas for further use cases or know about other  
>>>> Semantic Web client applications that could be used to navigate,  
>>>> visualize or search the data please let me know so that we can  
>>>> add them to the webpage.
>>>>
>>>> Have fun playing with the data!
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>>
>>>> Chris
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Chris Bizer
>>>> Freie Universitšt Berlin
>>>> +49 30 838 54057
>>>> chris@bizer.de
>>>> www.bizer.de
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
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