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Re: The Power of Virtuoso Sponger Technology

From: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Oct 2009 09:32:16 -0500
Message-ID: <f914914c0910170732n501bdac0u656fc5cf05a86968@mail.gmail.com>
To: hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org
Cc: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
But Sindice could at least crawl Amazon.
It would be great to use sig.ma to create a "meshup" with the amazon data.


Juan Sequeda, Ph.D Student
Dept. of Computer Sciences
The University of Texas at Austin
www.juansequeda.com
www.semanticwebaustin.org


On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Martin Hepp (UniBW) <
hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org> wrote:

>  I don't think so, because this would require that Sindice crawled the
> whole regular web and checked the Spongers for each URL (sic!).
>
>
> Juan Sequeda wrote:
>
> Does Sindice crawl this (or any other semantic web search engines)?
> Juan Sequeda, Ph.D Student
> Dept. of Computer Sciences
> The University of Texas at Austinwww.juansequeda.comwww.semanticwebaustin.org
>
>
> On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 4:24 AM, Martin Hepp (UniBW) <hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org> wrote:
>
>
>
>  Dear all:
>
> I just found out that the Virtuoso Sponger technology is even more
> powerful than I thought.
>
> Briefly: "Spongers" create rich GoodRelations (and other RDF) meta-data
> for existing Web pages on-the-fly. Other than traditional
> screen-scraping approaches, Spongers reuse public APIs and other
> techniques, so the data is of unprecedented degree of structure.
>
> Now, this can be directly used in arbitrary queries... by simply using
> the URI of the *existing* HTML Web page in the FROM clause of a SPARQL
> query.
>
> Example:
>
>
> http://www.amazon.com/Semantic-Web-Real-World-Applications-Industry/dp/0387485309
>
> is a Web page in plain HTML offering a book. Amazon does not yet produce
> GoodRelations meta-data on their pages.
>
> If you go to
>
>    http://uriburner.com/sparql
>
> and paste the URI in the "Default Graph URI " field and select "Retrieve
> remote RDF for all missing source graphs", then a query like
>
>   "SELECT * WHERE {?s ?p ?o} LIMIT 50"
>
> returns a fully-fledged GoodRelations description for that page - as if
> Amazon was already supporting GoodRelations for each of its > 4 million
> items!
>
> There are spongers for BestBuy, eBay, Zillow, and many other types of
> resources.
>
> Wow!
>
> Congrats to Kingsley and his team!
>
> Best wishes
>
> Martin Hepp
>
> --
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> martin hepp
> e-business & web science research group
> universitaet der bundeswehr muenchen
>
> e-mail:  hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org
> phone:   +49-(0)89-6004-4217
> fax:     +49-(0)89-6004-4620
> www:     http://www.unibw.de/ebusiness/ (group)
>         http://www.heppnetz.de/ (personal)
> skype:   mfhepp
> twitter: mfhepp
>
> Check out GoodRelations for E-Commerce on the Web of Linked Data!
> =================================================================
>
> Webcast:http://www.heppnetz.de/projects/goodrelations/webcast/
>
> Recipe for Yahoo SearchMonkey:http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GoodRelations_and_Yahoo_SearchMonkey
>
> Talk at the Semantic Technology Conference 2009:
> "Semantic Web-based E-Commerce: The GoodRelations Ontology"
> http://www.slideshare.net/mhepp/semantic-webbased-ecommerce-the-goodrelations-ontology-1535287
>
> Overview article on Semantic Universe:
> http://www.semanticuniverse.com/articles-semantic-web-based-e-commerce-webmasters-get-ready.html
>
> Project page:http://purl.org/goodrelations/
>
> Resources for developers:http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GoodRelations
>
> Tutorial materials:
> CEC'09 2009 Tutorial: The Web of Data for E-Commerce: A Hands-on
> Introduction to the GoodRelations Ontology, RDFa, and Yahoo! SearchMonkey
> http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/Web_of_Data_for_E-Commerce_Tutorial_IEEE_CEC%2709
>
>
>
>
>
> --
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> martin hepp
> e-business & web science research group
> universitaet der bundeswehr muenchen
>
> e-mail:  hepp@ebusiness-unibw.org
> phone:   +49-(0)89-6004-4217
> fax:     +49-(0)89-6004-4620
> www:     http://www.unibw.de/ebusiness/ (group)
>          http://www.heppnetz.de/ (personal)
> skype:   mfhepp
> twitter: mfhepp
>
> Check out GoodRelations for E-Commerce on the Web of Linked Data!
> =================================================================
>
> Webcast:http://www.heppnetz.de/projects/goodrelations/webcast/
>
> Recipe for Yahoo SearchMonkey:http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GoodRelations_and_Yahoo_SearchMonkey
>
> Talk at the Semantic Technology Conference 2009:
> "Semantic Web-based E-Commerce: The GoodRelations Ontology"http://www.slideshare.net/mhepp/semantic-webbased-ecommerce-the-goodrelations-ontology-1535287
>
> Overview article on Semantic Universe:http://www.semanticuniverse.com/articles-semantic-web-based-e-commerce-webmasters-get-ready.html
>
> Project page:http://purl.org/goodrelations/
>
> Resources for developers:http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/GoodRelations
>
> Tutorial materials:
> CEC'09 2009 Tutorial: The Web of Data for E-Commerce: A Hands-on Introduction to the GoodRelations Ontology, RDFa, and Yahoo! SearchMonkey http://www.ebusiness-unibw.org/wiki/Web_of_Data_for_E-Commerce_Tutorial_IEEE_CEC%2709
>
>
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