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Re: BBC Programmes and Music Data in the Talis Platform

From: Sherman Monroe <sdmonroe@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 13:26:34 -0500
Message-ID: <e23f467e0906101126p391bcd50pc4790e5971aec789@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org, semantic-web@w3.org
Hi all,

As a demo of the easy of mashupery enabled by the BBC SPARQL endpoint, here
is a version of the BBC dataspace using the razorbase UI (via the OpenLink
endpoint <http://bbc.openlinksw.com/sparql>).

Browse BBC via razorbase: http://ec2.monrai.com:8890/bbc/

Enjoy,
-sherman



On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>wrote:

> Ian Davis wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> You can now query BBC programmes and music data using SPARQL provided by
>> the Talis Platform. As I'm sure you know the BBC have been publishing linked
>> data for quite a while now and more recently we have been working with them
>> to spider this data and aggregate it into a Talis Platform store. In this
>> way we can provide full SPARQL access across all the BBC data as well as
>> faceting, full text search and other goodies.
>>
>> The BBC's official announcement to the backstage community is here: <
>> http://welcomebackstage.com/2009/06/bbc-backstage-sparql-endpoint/>
>>
>> We have put together a number of demos and a lot of sample SPARQL queries
>> to get you started: <
>> http://api.talis.com/stores/bbc-demo/items/index.html>
>>
>> The Talis Platform store is at: <
>> http://api.talis.com/stores/bbc-backstage> (the SPARQL endpoint is <
>> http://api.talis.com/stores/bbc-backstage/services/sparql> and an
>> interactive interface is here: <
>> http://api.talis.com/stores/bbc-demo/items/sparql/spared.html>). If you
>> need help using the store's features then <
>> http://n2.talis.com/wiki/Community_Support> may be useful.
>>
>> We will also be blogging constantly highlighting cool uses of the data on
>> the Talis Platform developer blog at <http://blogs.talis.com/n2/>
>>
>> Finally, thanks to all the amazing people at the BBC who have put so much
>> effort into building out a really important part of the Linked Data Web.
>>
>> Have fun!
>>
>> Ian
>>
>>
>>
>>  Naturally, you can also explore the BBC's Linked Data space via:
>
> 1. http://bbc.openlinksw.com
> 2. http://bbc.openlinksw.com/void/Dataset
> 3. http://bbc.openlinksw.com/sparql
>
> When using our particular data space, there is a facility for saving your
> queries. The most interesting saved queries will appear on the "showcase
> query" list. Of course we'll also put some our more sophisticated SPARQL
> query examples up you easy assimilation and adaptation.
>
> Enjoy!
>
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>
>
> Regards,
>
> Kingsley Idehen       Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen<http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/%7Ekidehen>
> President & CEO OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
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-- 

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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