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Re: dbpedia lite

From: Chris Sizemore <Chris.Sizemore@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 14:21:42 +0100
Message-ID: <C7EAE461-B1E9-474E-B9CA-378CEB8F15D4@bbc.co.uk>
To: "Nicholas Humfrey" <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: <public-lod@w3.org>, <public-rdf-ruby@w3.org>
very cool!



On 14 May 2010, at 01:57 PM, "Nicholas Humfrey" <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk 
 > wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I have been working on a cut down version of dbpedia, called dbpedia  
> lite:
>
> http://dbpedialite.org/
>
>
> "dbpedia lite takes some of the structured data in Wikipedia and  
> presents it
> as Linked Data. It contains a small subset of the data that dbpedia
> contains; it does not attempt to extract data from the Wikipedia  
> infoboxes.
> Data is fetched live from the Wikipedia API. It uses Wikipedia  
> pageIds in
> its URIs to attempt to mitigate the problems of article titles  
> changing over
> time."
>
> The reasons for building it are:
> - to try build a webapp with RDF.db, Spira, Sinatra and Heroku
> - to experiment with using Wikipedia page ids in URIs (instead of  
> titles)
> - to create small (<10) number of triples per thing on a REST API
> - live data for all things in Wikipedia
> - fun!
>
> There is no query interface - only a RESTful interface that  
> following the
> Linking Open Data principles.
>
> Source code is on GitHub:
> http://github.com/njh/dbpedialite
>
>
> nick.
>
>
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