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Re: ANN: Sparallax! - Browse sets of things together (now those on ?your SPARQL endpoint)

From: Sherman Monroe <sdmonroe@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 13:58:59 -0500
Message-ID: <e23f467e0907291158y1ca20fd7xe8eaa1d170b1846@mail.gmail.com>
To: Giovanni Tummarello <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org>
Cc: Semantic Web at W3C <semantic-web@w3.org>, Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>
Great work!! Now Parrallax is finally linked to the LOD. One request, can
you add the Virtuoso LOD endpoint to the list of defaults? Or give quick
example how to add it myself. I'd like to take this for a ride through the
LOD Cloud.


On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Giovanni Tummarello <
giovanni.tummarello@deri.org> wrote:

> Dear Semi Structured Data Enthusiasts,
> we are today pleased to announce version 1 of Sparallax
> Sparallax is an adaptation of the  FreeBase Parallax to use SPARQL
> endpoints.
> Thanks to a proxy and query translation modules (SPARQL to MQL and
> results translated back), Sparallax is minimally invasive to the
> original code of Freebase Parallax and will be maintained in parallel
> in the same SVN repository.
> Due to requirements of query functionalities and aggregates, Sparallax
> currently only works on Virtuoso SPARQL endpoints. (do other
> triplestores have aggregates? if so please let us know and we'll try
> to support other syntaxes as well)
> Sparallax allows faceted browsing of very large and complex SPARQL
> datasets. More than this it allows moving from sets of resources to
> other sets which are related through properties
> Try sparallax on our test datasets or put just the URL of your SPARQL
> endpoint (but make sure you have materialized your RDFs triples, it's
> needed)
> http://sparallax.deri.ie/
> (please dont forget to visit the original parallax site, to watch that
> original screencast in case you didn't already)
> Big thanks to David Huynn for the support
> All credits must go to Nishant Jaint (Development) and Michele Catasta
> (Supervision)
> Giovanni



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