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Re: Introducing the Knowledge Graph: things, not strings

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 19:04:44 -0400
Message-ID: <4FB4328C.6040507@openlinksw.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org
On 5/16/12 6:55 PM, Bernard Vatant wrote:
> Adrian
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> Don't dream of accessing the Google Knowledge Graph and query it 
> through a SPARQL endpoint as you do for DBpedia. As every Google 
> critical technological infrastructure, I'm afraid it will be well 
> hidden under the hood, and accessible only through the search 
> interface. If they ever expose the Graph objects through an API as 
> they do for Gmaps, now THAT would be really great news.
>
> Kingsley says they have Freebase, yes but Freebase stores only 22 
> million entities according to their own stats, which makes less than 
> 5% of the overall figure, since Google claims 500 million nodes in the 
> Knowledge Graph, and growing.  So I guess they have also DBpedia and 
> VIAF and Geonames and you name it ... whatever open and structured 
> they can put their hands on. Linked data stuff whatever the format.
>
> Bernard

And it will be query accessible, this is something that's inevitable and 
unavoidable. This is the Web.

As I said, its a fascinating game of webby chess :-)

Kingsley
>
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> 2012/5/17 Adrian Walker <adriandwalker@gmail.com 
> <mailto:adriandwalker@gmail.com>>
>
>     Hi All,
>
>     Nice videos etc, but has anyone found a link to actually *use*
>     Knowledge Graph ?
>
>     If it's not online yet, one wonders why Google chose to
>     pre-announce it.
>
>                     Thanks, -- Adrian
>
>     Internet Business Logic
>     A Wiki and SOA Endpoint for Executable Open Vocabulary English Q/A
>     over SQL and RDF
>     Online at www.reengineeringllc.com <http://www.reengineeringllc.com>
>     Shared use is free, and there are no advertisements
>
>     Adrian Walker
>     Reengineering
>
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>     On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 4:05 PM, Kingsley Idehen
>     <kidehen@openlinksw.com <mailto:kidehen@openlinksw.com>> wrote:
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>         On 5/16/12 4:02 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
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>             Big thumbs up (at least in principle) from google on
>             linked data
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>             http://googleblog.blogspot.de/2012/05/introducing-knowledge-graph-things-not.html
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>         +1000...
>
>         It's getting real interesting. Google and Facebook as massive
>         Linked Data Spaces, awesome!
>
>         -- 
>
>         Regards,
>
>         Kingsley Idehen
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