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Re: ANN: Querying the complete Semantic Web with SPARQL

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2006 10:46:53 +0200
Message-ID: <453DD2FD.6030303@w3.org>
To: Chris Bizer <chris@bizer.de>
Cc: jena-dev@yahoogroups.com, ng4j-namedgraphs@lists.sourceforge.net, semantic-web@w3.org, public-sparql-dev@w3.org
This sounds really interesting...

I was wondering whether you thought of setting up a SPARQL-like endpoint
for your system, a bit like SPARQler. People could then experiment with
this without going through the trouble of installing the system...

Ivan

P.S. I have added an entry to http://esw.w3.org/topic/SemanticWebTools

Chris Bizer wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
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> 
> we have released a Semantic Web Client Library which represents the
> complete Semantic Web as a single RDF graph.
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> 
> The library enables applications to query this global graph using
> SPARQL- and find(SPO) queries. To answer queries, the library
> dynamically retrieves information from the Semantic Web by dereferencing
> HTTP URIs and by following rdfs:seeAlso links using a similar
> directed-browsing algorithm as the Tabulator browser. The library is
> written in Java and is based on the Jena framework.
> 
>  
> 
> For example, executing the SPARQL query "Find all developers of the
> Tabulator project, their email addresses and other projects they are
> involved in." against Semantic Web results into information about 8
> developers. To answer the query, the library retrieves 15 documents from
> the Semantic Web.
> 
>  
> 
> More information about the library is found on the project's website:
> 
> http://sites.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/suhl/bizer/ng4j/semwebclient/
> 
>  
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> Cheers,
> 
>  
> 
> Chris Bizer
> 
> Richard Cyganiak
> 
> Tobias Gauss
> 
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> 
> --
> 
> Chris Bizer
> 
> Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin
> 
> Phone: +49 30 838 54057
> 
> Mail: chris@bizer.de
> 
> Web: www.bizer.de
> 

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