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Re: Owning URIs (Was: Yet Another LOD cloud browser)

From: Samur Araujo <samuraraujo@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 11:45:51 -0300
Message-ID: <4bb9c0570906020745m62b36f2fq92d5ebde47274b00@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sherman Monroe <sdmonroe@gmail.com>
Cc: Daniel Schwabe <dschwabe@inf.puc-rio.br>, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, semantic-web@w3.org
Dear Sherman, Notes that doesn

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Sherman Monroe <sdmonroe@gmail.com> wrote:

> Daniel,
>
> I see some interesting concepts worth exploring here, e.g. using windows
> (with paging inside the window). But as I refine my query, there isn't any
> apparent context that orients me in the data. E.g. how does one box/set
> relate to the others.
>
> I notice you're using Sesame, do you think it can scale? I tried selecting
> several repositories at once, but the system seems to hang awhile (couple of
> minutes)  before returning results.
>
> -sherman
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 8:26 AM, Daniel Schwabe <dschwabe@inf.puc-rio.br>wrote:
>
>> Kingsley Idehen wrote:
>>
>>> Daniel Schwabe wrote:
>>>
>>>> Sherman,
>>>> as another alternative, I urge you to take a look at Explorator [1]
>>>> (there is a short movie explaining the basic idea, you can also play with
>>>> the live interface), which can do all of what you said, and more.
>>>> It provides a more general exploration paradigm, of which the example
>>>> you give below is only one of the possibilities...
>>>>
>>>> Best
>>>> Daniel
>>>> [1] http://www.tecweb.inf.puc-rio.br/explorator.
>>>>
>>> Daniel,
>>>
>>> When you speak to the <http://lod.openlinksw.com> instance, do you use
>>> SPARQL Protocol or the Faceted Browsing REST API or either depending on task
>>> ?
>>>
>>> I suspect SPARQL protocol,  but please confirm.
>>>
>>>  We use the SPARQL protocol, because the code is geared to deal with any
>> SPARQL endpoint. The only thing we have customize, precisely because of lack
>> of standardization, is the FTS function. There is special code to detect
>> when the server is Virtuoso, to use bif:contains. Other than that, is uses
>> standard constructs.
>> If I understand it correctly, the Faceted Browsing REST API would not
>> allow us to issue the kinds of queries we need; as I mentioned in earlier
>> messages, Explorator is much more than pure faceted browsing.
>> Did you have anything specific in mind in this regard?
>>
>> Cheers
>> D.
>>
>
>
>
> --
>
> Thanks,
> -sherman
>
> I pray that you may prosper in all things and be healthy, even as your soul
> prospers
> (3 John 1:2)
>
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