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Re: Buzzbang crawler and search release 0.0.2 now available

From: Justin Clark-Casey <justinccdev@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:08:02 +0100
Message-ID: <CAME9NR9Bqtvvs_DtWwGrFbSNy=0jFmEARSweZGW2nYSqtjcVjA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: public-bioschemas@w3.org
Thanks Dan.  Yes, I need to look into SHACL/SHEX - I only have a passing
acquaintance with them at the moment.  Would you recommend either one over
the other?

Regards,

-- Justin

On Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 3:20 PM, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:

> This sounds great! It would be interesting to try to write down the
> specific data patterns you're extracting, by using W3C SHACL or SHEX shape
> markup. I will be attempting the same for Google...
>
> Dan
>
> On 19 Oct 2017 12:37, "Justin Clark-Casey" <justinccdev@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Following on from the Bioschemas adoption meeting, I'm continuing to work
>> on the extremely alpha Buzzbang Bioschemas crawler and frontend when I can
>> (renamed from BsBang, after Alistair pointed out the connotations of 'bs'
>> :)).
>>
>> You can play with the current search engine by going to
>> http://buzzbang.science
>>
>> In this release, I decided to concentrate on indexing DataCatalog (this
>> is extremely primitive as of yet, only recording the name, url, description
>> and keywords properties).  If you go to buzzbang.science and search for
>> terms such as 'data' or 'registry' you'll get some results.
>>
>> Currently, I'm manually adding URLs - you can see the small list at [1].
>> I added those that have DataCatalog JSON+LD embedded that I had in my
>> notes, such as identifiers.org and fairsharing.org. Down the road, users
>> will be able to submit URLs for crawling directly on the website, but for
>> now, please contact me, raise a Github issue [2] or submit a pull request
>> if there's an URL I can add.
>>
>> Next, I plan to crawl the rest of DataCatalog, esp. embedded DataSets and
>> think about how that information can help improve simple search.
>>
>> All feature suggestions or pull requests welcome on the Github crawler
>> [2] and search frontend [3] projects.
>>
>> [1] https://github.com/justinccdev/bsbang-crawler/blob/master/
>> conf/default-targets.txt
>> [2] https://github.com/justinccdev/bsbang-crawler
>> [3] https://github.com/justinccdev/bsbang-frontend
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> --
>> Justin Clark-Casey (@justincc)
>> Research Software Architect
>> Micklem Lab, University of Cambridge
>>
>
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