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Re: Generate RDFa with Epiphany

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2010 07:29:11 -0500
Message-ID: <4B45D397.20101@openlinksw.com>
To: benjamin.adrian@dfki.de
CC: public-lod@w3.org
Benjamin Adrian wrote:
> Dear Martin,
> The RDF extraction service SCOOBIE behind Epiphany can be configured 
> or let's say trained with any RDF model that describes a certain domain.
> I'm working on extedning the Epiphany web service to let user define 
> which model (even their own) to take for annotating web pages with 
> Epiphany.
> So, to support Good Relations, we just will have to give it an RDF 
> model such as it is available at the Amazon sponger data.
> But beside Epiphany I will try to configure SCOOBIE  with a small 
> GoodRelations training set in the next days and keep you up-to-date.

Take a look at how our Sponger Middleware works, both efforts should 
compliment one another just by being RESTful.


1. http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com/dataspace/dav/wiki/Main/VirtSponger
2. http://delicious.com/kidehen/goodrelations -- collection of 
GoodRelations and Sponger generated Linked Data Space demos
3. http://uriburner.com -- example of a sponger based service.

> Best regards,
> Ben
> Martin Hepp (UniBW) schrieb:
>> Hi Benjamin,
>> Nice - can you create GoodRelations (http://purl.org/goodrelations/) 
>> patterns in RDFa for existing shop pages, e.g. identify price and 
>> product information?
>> Just spotting the product name, description, EAN/UPC code, and price 
>> would already very valuable.
>> Best
>> Martin
>> PS: Did you see the Amazon sponger data, e.g. at
>> http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/html/http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/id/entity/http/www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0596518552 
>> Benjamin Adrian wrote:
>>> Hi everyone!
>>> Let me introduce the RDFa annotator Epiphany:
>>> It uses configurable domain-specific Linked Data to enrich web pages 
>>> with RDFa annotation, automatically.
>>> These annotations link text passages to instances inside the Linked 
>>> Data model.
>>> Hovering an annotation with your mouse opens a lighting box with 
>>> additional information from the RDF graph behind the instance's HTTP 
>>> URI.
>>> Epiphany runs at: http://projects.dfki.uni-kl.de/epiphany/
>>> On the top right you'll find an example.
>>> Under http://projects.dfki.uni-kl.de/epiphany/form, you can write 
>>> your own text and receive RDFa content.
>>> Currently, the underlying Linked Data model is a subset of DBpedia 
>>> covering German politics.
>>> In later versions you will be able to upload or link your own Linked 
>>> Data model to annotate web pages with your own domain specific RDFa.
>>> Please don't hesitate in giving me your comments :). Twitter hashtag 
>>> Regards
>>> Ben



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