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Re: dbpedia lite

From: Ben Godfrey <bpgodfrey@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 14:20:05 +0100
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To: public-lod@w3.org
Cc: Nicholas Humfrey <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk>
I started working on a similar tool for Python, although it's a bit bare
bones. Data is loaded from network resources and parsed using rdflib.

http://github.com/afternoon/ontopy

Let me know if you have any questions or thoughts.

Ben


On 21 May 2010 12:34, Ben Lavender <blavender@gmail.com> wrote:

> Inspired by Nick's gumption, I've made a general release of Spira
> available.  'gem install spira' and go.
>
> There's a blog post at http://blog.datagraph.org/2010/05/spira, and
> the code is at http://github.com/datagraph/spira
>
> Ben
>
> On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 2:55 PM, Nicholas Humfrey
> <nicholas.humfrey@bbc.co.uk> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have been working on a cut down version of dbpedia, called dbpedia
> lite:
> >
> > http://dbpedialite.org/
> >
> >
> > "dbpedia lite takes some of the structured data in Wikipedia and presents
> it
> > as Linked Data. It contains a small subset of the data that dbpedia
> > contains; it does not attempt to extract data from the Wikipedia
> infoboxes.
> > Data is fetched live from the Wikipedia API. It uses Wikipedia pageIds in
> > its URIs to attempt to mitigate the problems of article titles changing
> over
> > time."
> >
> > The reasons for building it are:
> > - to try build a webapp with RDF.db, Spira, Sinatra and Heroku
> > - to experiment with using Wikipedia page ids in URIs (instead of titles)
> > - to create small (<10) number of triples per thing on a REST API
> > - live data for all things in Wikipedia
> > - fun!
> >
> > There is no query interface - only a RESTful interface that following the
> > Linking Open Data principles.
> >
> > Source code is on GitHub:
> > http://github.com/njh/dbpedialite
> >
> >
> > nick.
> >
> >
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