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Re: "Two-way Search" demo anyone?

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 09:52:08 +0100
Message-ID: <4A6EBC38.4080207@openlinksw.com>
To: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
CC: public-lod@w3.org
Danny Ayers wrote:
> Dave Winer has posted an idea [1] that I think would make a neat
> little demo in the crossover area between LOD and traditional
> keyword/linkrank search. His suggestion is for a search engine to
> offer a preference to allow the searcher to enter their blog URI
> alongside the usual text search, allowing the engine to provide more
> focused results. (Curiously he elides the part about what mechanisms
> are used behind the scenes :-)
>
> I'm pretty sure someone around here will have most if not all of the
> necessary pieces already in place (SearchMonkey, Sindice...), but I
> don't recall seeing a really minimal UI, like:
>
> Search Terms :               [          ]
> Home Page or WebID :   [          ]
>
> Come to think of it, if anyone has a dedicated RDF-backed RSS/Atom
> aggregator, I'd rather like a blog search tool like this. SPARQL regex
> would probably be adequate for the text search part, with maybe
> derived foaf:primaryTopics from documents being lined up with
> foaf:interests pulled via the WebID.
>
> Cheers,
> Danny.
>
> [1] http://www.scripting.com/stories/2009/07/26/twowaySearch.html
>
>
>   
Danny,

Please have a look at:
1. http://lod.openlinksw.com - LOD Cloud Cache (5 Billion+ triples from 
the LOD Cloud Data Set collection plus others)
2. 
http://virtuoso.openlinksw.com/dataspace/dav/wiki/Main/VirtuosoFacetsWebService 
-- Service API 

I've also posted comments to his blog post at: 
http://www.scripting.com/stories/2009/07/26/twowaySearch.html?dsq=13437902#comment-13437902

-- 


Regards,

Kingsley Idehen	      Weblog: http://www.openlinksw.com/blog/~kidehen
President & CEO 
OpenLink Software     Web: http://www.openlinksw.com
Received on Tuesday, 28 July 2009 08:52:48 UTC

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