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Re: Google's structured seach talk / Google squared UI

From: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 17:16:05 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=rAVdUipezy5LrEN2F3y4p9V3U38-t=Y4CcdiL@mail.gmail.com>
To: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Cc: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>, "Daniel O'Connor" <daniel.oconnor@gmail.com>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Give me a break, it was only an hour or so's work! :)

Seriously, what you suggest is possible with a bit more effort.

On Friday, February 11, 2011, Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com> wrote:
> Nice!
> But unfortunately I have to choose a platform store. Shouldn't I be able
to search for "jupiter" and return results from nasa and dbpedia?Juan
> +1-575-SEQ-UEDA
> www.juansequeda.com
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 5:03 AM, Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I did something very similar to Google Squared in small php script a
> couple of years ago:
> http://iandavis.com/2009/lodgrid/?store=space&query=jupiter&columns=6
> It uses linked data held in the Talis Platform and the platform's full
> text search service.
> More examples linked from the main page:
> http://iandavis.com/2009/lodgrid/
> Ian
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 10:23 AM, Daniel O'Connor
> <daniel.oconnor@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> This talk might have been seen by some of you; but was certainly new to
>> The Structured Search Engine <
>> Much of this is an exploration of how google is making use of freebase's
>> underlying linked data to better understand what they are crawling -
>> deriving what something is by examining its attributes; and automatically
>> creating something like linked data from it.
>> Additionally; it talks about Google squared - this tool appears to be
>> heavily powered by freebase data; as well as derived data from the web. I
>> was fairly impressed by the mix of understanding a user query and
>> results as actual entities (one of the few non-facet based UIs I have
>> For instance: "territorial authorities in new zealand"
>> Whilst this is not using the typical linked data technology stack of RDF,
>> SPARQL, open licenced data, etc; it certainly shows you what can be done
>> with data in a graph structure; plus a UI which is a cross between a
>> spreadsheet and a search result.
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