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AW: ANN: RDF Book Mashup - Integrating Web 2.0 data sources like Amazon and Google into the Semantic Web

From: Chris Bizer <chris@bizer.de>
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 13:30:51 +0100
To: "'Karl Dubost'" <karl@w3.org>
Cc: "'Damian Steer'" <damian.steer@hp.com>, <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E1Gq7Zj-0006KF-6o@lisa.w3.org>


> I wish that wikipedia had a fully exportable database
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_films
> 
> For example, being able to export all data of this movie as RDF,
> maybe a templating issue at least for the box on the right.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2046_%28film%29

Should be an easy job for a SIMILE like screen scraper.

If you start scraping down from the Wikipedia film list, you should get a
fair amount of data.

To all the Semantic Wiki guys: Has anybody already done something like this?
Are there SPARQL end-points/repositories for Wikipedia-scraped data?

Chris

 

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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Karl Dubost [mailto:karl@w3.org]
> Gesendet: Freitag, 1. Dezember 2006 13:11
> An: Chris Bizer
> Cc: 'Damian Steer'; semantic-web@w3.org
> Betreff: Re: ANN: RDF Book Mashup - Integrating Web 2.0 data sources like
> Amazon and Google into the Semantic Web
> 
> 
> Le 1 déc. 2006 ŕ 02:07, Chris Bizer a écrit :
> >> I'm a bit concerned about amazon's licencing conditions. I suppose
> >> this
> >> is ok since you're just representing their data, but downstream users
> >> ought to be aware that B.6 [1] might bite them.
> >
> > Yes, licensing is problematic ;-(
> 
> I think IMDB (Amazon) would also represent some copyrights problems.
> 
> http://www.imdb.com/interfaces
> Accessible Database of IMDB
> 
> Licensing Information
> http://us.imdb.com/Licensing/
> 
> Simon Rozet has explained what he was doing with movie reviews for
> example
> http://atonie.org/journal/2006/11/04/decrire-les-films-vus-en-rdf
> http://atonie.org/journal/2006/11/25/films-visionnes-et-rdf-partie-2
> 
> 
> I wish that wikipedia had a fully exportable database
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_films
> 
> For example, being able to export all data of this movie as RDF,
> maybe a templating issue at least for the box on the right.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2046_%28film%29
> 
> 
> 
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