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Re: Ann: Sig.ma EE available: on the fly entity data consolidation and browsing from your own chosen sources

From: Giovanni Tummarello <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 17:56:20 +0100
Message-ID: <CAHHRs7hrDG31Z=N_JphfWu8t1N-QZvTEMFwHXVcF37TwJZYBZw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Cc: lod2 <lod2@lists.informatik.uni-leipzig.de>, Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web at W3C <semantic-web@w3.org>
should be back now.
 My bad for announcing it basically the second our system
administrator/engineer walked outside the door.

Gio

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 5:44 PM, Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com> wrote:
> Awesome! Congrats!
> It seems like everybody is checking it out because http://sig.ma/ is down..
> at least for me.
> Juan Sequeda
> +1-575-SEQ-UEDA
> www.juansequeda.com
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 11:17 AM, Giovanni Tummarello
> <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org> wrote:
>>
>> Dear all, Sig.ma Enterprise Edition (EE) is now available open source
>> from http://sig.ma . It can be deployed easily and merge the sources
>> you want both from Sindice and from your chosed LOD sources.
>>
>> blog post excerpt follows
>>
>> ----
>>
>> The original Sig.ma
>>
>> The http://sig.ma service was created as a demonstration of live, on
>> the fly Web of Data mashup. Provide a query and Sig.ma will
>> demonstrate how the Web of Data is likely to contain surprising
>> structured information about it (pages that embed RDF, RDFa,
>> Microdata, Microformats)
>>
>> By using the Sindice search engine Sig.ma allows a person to get a
>> (live) view of what’s on the “Web of Data” about a given topic. For
>> more information see our blog post. For academic use please cite
>> Sig.ma as in [1].
>>
>> Introducing  Sig.ma Enterprise Edition (EE)
>>
>> We’re happy today to introduce Sig.ma EE , a standalone, deployable,
>> customisable version of Sig.ma.
>>
>> Sig.ma EE is deployed as a web application and will perform on the fly
>> data integration from both local data source and remote services
>> (including Sindice.com) ; just like Sig.ma but mixing your chosen
>> public and private sources.
>>
>> Sig.ma EE currently supports the following data providers:
>>
>> * SPARQL endpoints (tested on Virtuoso, 4store )
>> * YBoss + the Web (Uses YBoss to search then Any23 to get the data)
>> * Sindice (with optionally the ability to use Sindice Cache API for
>> fast parallel data collection)
>>
>> It is very easy to customise visually and to implement new custom data
>> providers (e.g. for your relational or CMS data) by following
>> documentation provided with Sig.ma EE.
>>
>> Want to give it a quick try? Sig.ma EE now also powers the service on
>> the http://sig.ma homepage so you can add a custom datasource (e.g.
>> your publicly available SPARQL endpoint) directly from the “Options”
>> menu you get after you search for something. It is very easy to
>> implement new custom data source (e.g. for your relational or web CMS
>> data) by implementing interfaces following the examples.
>>
>> Sig.ma EE is open source and available for download. The standard
>> license under which Sig.ma EE is distributed is the GNU Affero General
>> Public License, version 3. Sig.ma EE is also available under a
>> commercial licence. Please contact us to discuss further.
>>
>> Acknowledgements
>>
>> Sig.MA EE is built with as part of the LOD2 project. http://lod2.eu
>> Call: FP7-ICT-2009-5
>>
>>
>> [1] Giovanni Tummarello, Richard Cyganiak, Michele Catasta, Szymon
>> Danielczyk, Renaud Delbru, Stefan Decker “Sig.ma: Live views on the
>> Web of Data”, Journal of Web Semantics: Science, Services and Agents
>> on the World Wide Web – Volume 8, Issue 4, November 2010, Pages
>> 355-364
>>
>
>
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