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Re: Visualizing Linked Data - did we miss anything?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:20:57 -0400
Message-ID: <51559539.2010001@openlinksw.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org
On 3/29/13 9:13 AM, Hugh Glaser wrote:
> Hi.
> As I said, great initiative.
> Do you have a section or chapter about where Linked Data has delivered an enhanced user experience to existing web sites, rather than providing the whole experience?
> This is an important aspect for the eventual utility of Linked Data, although hard to capture.
> The sort of thing I mean is, for example, the "Research" and "Conservation" tabs at
> http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=117631&partid=1&searchText=Rosetta+Stone&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx&currentPage=1
> come directly out of a Linked Data world (mediated by a sameAs store).
> There is quite a lot of similar stuff around, and I am guessing that educational resources would want to embrace that, and even discuss best practice.
> Best
> Hugh
Wondering aloud: are there any routes to the Linked Data URIs from the 
original Linked Data sources? It's a loss of fidelity when original 
source Linked Data URIs are disconnected from the value chain re., data 
visualization.


Kingsley
>
> On 29 Mar 2013, at 09:57, Maria Maleshkova <maria.maleshkova@kit.edu>
>   wrote:
>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> visualisation is obviously a very hot topic currently and there are a lot of tools and implementations, which provide different level of support. Some simply do a graph visualisation based on the links, other provide multiple visualisation forms to choose from.
>>
>> What I will try to do while preparing the chapter and the catalog is to identify the different visualisation needs that each of the tools address (simple browsing, exploring hierarchies, identifying relationships) . Furthermore, it is obvious that particular types of data are better visualised in a certain way (geo-spacial data --> maps).
>>
>> Naturally, the collection of tools should be available in an annotated way.
>>
>> As Barry mentioned, in creating the different chapters, we are trying to pick only the corresponding supporting technologies and tools.
>>
>> Maria
>>
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