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

From: Juan Sequeda <juanfederico@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 11:22:09 -0600
Message-ID: <AANLkTimy6cUzMBvN6RMisWEmEKQ28RR__GW4ksjdw+mQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>
Cc: "Daniel O'Connor" <daniel.oconnor@gmail.com>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 11:16 AM, Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com> wrote:

> Give me a break, it was only an hour or so's work! :)
>
>
I know. Just pulling your leg. But what you just said is makes it even
cooler: you can do all of this in just one hour!

> 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
> Sequeda
> > +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
> me:
> >> The Structured Search Engine <
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lCSDOuqv1A&feature=autoshare>
>
> >> 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
> rendering
> >> results as actual entities (one of the few non-facet based UIs I have
> seen).
> >> For instance: "territorial authorities in new zealand"
> >>
> http://www.google.com/squared/search?q=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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