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Re: Ontos links to LOD

From: Alexandre Passant <alexandre.passant@deri.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 14:27:03 +0100
Cc: <public-lod@w3.org>
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To: Christian Ehrlich <christian.ehrlich@ontos.com>
Hi Christian,

On 20 Oct 2010, at 10:33, Christian Ehrlich wrote:

> Dear all, 
> 
> Please note that Ontos is about to integrate its news portal
> [http://news.ontos.com] into the Linked Data Cloud. Ontos' GUIDs for objects
> are now dereferencable - the resulting RDF contains owl:sameAs-attributes to
> DBpedia, Freebase and others (check e. g. the entry for Barack Obama
> [http://www.ontosearch.com/2008/01/rdf/EID-2e70185c38e929aa90049982de43414c]
> ).
> 
> Within the portal Ontos crawls news articles from diverse online sources,
> uses its cutting-edge NLP technology to extract facts (objects and relations
> between them), merges these information with existing ones and stores them
> including respective references to the original news article - all of this
> fully automatically. Facts from Ontos' portal are accessible via a RESTful
> HTTP API. Fetching data is free - in order to receive an API key, developers
> have to register (e-mail address only!) at Ontos' homepage
> [http://www.ontos.com].
> 

Is there a way to query the API with a DBpedia identifier rather than an Ontos one ?
Or at least, is there somewhere a DBpedia 2 Ontos service (or a SPARQL endpoint where I can get that information) ?

Thanks

Alex.

> For humans Ontos provides a search interface at http://www.ontosearch.com.
> It allows to look-up objects in the database and viewing respective
> summaries in HTML or RDF.
> 
> The generated RDF does currently contain a small part of existing
> information (e. g. no article references yet) and owl:sameAs is only
> supported for Persons and Organizations. Ontos will extend the respective
> content step-by-step.
> 
> Any tests with our API as well as comments are highly appreciated.
> 
> Regards,
> Christian
> 
> --
> Christian Ehrlich
> Ontos AG
> 
> Telefon: +49 341 21559-10
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> 
> 
> 
> 
> 

--
Dr. Alexandre Passant
Digital Enterprise Research Institute
National University of Ireland, Galway
:me owl:sameAs <http://apassant.net/alex> .
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