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Re: ProductDB

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 08:36:03 -0400
Message-ID: <4A855A33.10008@openlinksw.com>
To: Ian Davis <me@iandavis.com>
CC: public-lod@w3.org
Ian Davis wrote:
> I'm pleased to announce the first release of ProductDB:
>
> http://productdb.org/
>
> ProductDB is a Linked Data view of ProductWiki.com
> (http://productwiki.com/), a community wiki oriented around consumer
> information for products. All wiki content is licensed under the GFDL.
>
> This first conversion contains product names, list prices, alternate
> names, reviews and links to external sites for over 20,000 products
> represented using a blend of GoodRelations, FOAF and OpenVocab. The
> product categorisation scheme has been converted using SKOS. There are
> about 500,000 triples in the dataset and since it is Linked Data, all
> the entities have URIs. For example:
>
> * http://productdb.org/apple-iphone
> * http://productdb.org/2006-porsche-boxster
>
> There are some owl:sameAs links to dbpedia resources, e.g.
>
> * http://productdb.org/asus-eee-pc-701
> * http://productdb.org/shaun-of-the-dead
>
> We hope to improve cross-linkage to other datasets in the future.
>
> Talis provides a SPARQL end-point at:
>
> http://api.talis.com/stores/productdb/services/sparql
>
> Other services such as free-text search and faceting are linked from:
>
> http://api.talis.com/stores/productdb
>
> Cheers,
>
> Ian
>
>
>   
Ian,

Awesome!

A very nice contribution to the burgeoning Linked Open eCommerce Web 
(LOC) :-)


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Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	      Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
President & CEO 
OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
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