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Re: DBpedia user, who are you?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 13:50:25 -0400
Message-ID: <4A1442E1.1030309@openlinksw.com>
To: Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>
CC: Georgi Kobilarov <georgi.kobilarov@gmx.de>, dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net, public-lod@w3.org
Yves Raimond wrote:
> Hello!
>
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Georgi Kobilarov
> <georgi.kobilarov@gmx.de> wrote:
>   
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I'm currently doing some planning for the future roadmap of DBpedia, and
>> therefore gathering requirements and use cases.
>>
>> So I'm wondering:
>> - Who is using DBpedia today or has evaluated it in the past,
>> - What are you doing with it or how would you like to use it,
>> - How would you like to see it evolve?
>>
>> Especially interested in usage of DBpedia (and Linked Data) within
>> organizations or even commercial scenarios.
>>
>> Please let me know, either on-list of off-list (and state in case you
>> don't want that information to be disclosed).
>>
>>     
>
> Glad to contribute to that :-) We are using DBpedia in quite a lot of
> services at the BBC, as detailed in our ESWC paper [1]. I am also
> using it in almost all the services hosted at dbtune.org.
>
> Wrt. future plans, here are a couple of things that would be very
> great to have in future versions of dbpedia:
> 1) Query by example. You submit a bunch of DBpedia resources, and it
> returns a SPARQL query selecting them and resources with similar
> properties.
> 2) Live update from Wikipedia (but it seems quite close to being real, now)
> 3) An interface for submitting out-going links, instead of having to
> ping the dbpedia list each time
>
> Cheers,
> y
>
> [1] http://www.georgikobilarov.com/publications/2009/eswc2009-bbc-dbpedia.pdf
>   
Re. pinger services for SPARUL type effects, the availability of a 
FOAF+SSL based DBpedia SPARQL endpoint  will make this feasible. And for 
those that don't have WebIDs (URIs), OAuth based SPARQL endpoint will do.



Kingsley
>   
>> Thanks,
>> Georgi
>>
>> --
>> Georgi Kobilarov
>> Freie Universitšt Berlin
>> www.georgikobilarov.com
>>
>>
>>
>>     
>
>
>   


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