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Re: How many instances of foaf:Person are there in the LOD Cloud?

From: Giovanni Tummarello <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 16:48:59 +0200
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=iaH8H0mX0hVQ4T-0jCTHQj9cLfA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Cc: Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>
sindice.com main index has 37,312,159 documents occurrences of  foaf:person.

http://sindice.com/search?q=foaf%3Aperson
(a lot of these come from microformats via the any23 library but anyway)

which means there are many more actual persons inside.

Gio


On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 10:15 AM, Bernard Vatant
<bernard.vatant@mondeca.com> wrote:
> Hello all
>
> Just trying to figure what is the size of personal information available as
> LOD vs billions of person profiles stored by Google, Amazon, Facebook,
> LinkedIn, unameit ... in proprietary formats.
>
> Any hint of the proportion of "living" people vs historical characters is
> also welcome.
>
> Any idea?
>
> Bernard
>
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