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Re: Survey on Faceted Browsers for RDF data ?

From: Alvaro Graves <alvaro@graves.cl>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:28:30 -0800
Message-ID: <CAM1CqRPNWHuWcViSyeKtYP1Uxyen6yEN_wgkcwtKsgr_2XJ+Yw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christian Morbidoni <christian.morbidoni@gmail.com>
Cc: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Hi Christian,

I few years ago I wrote Farrah (https://github.com/alangrafu/farrah). I
used it to rapidly enable non-experts to explore sparql endpoints. A demo
can be found at http://graves.cl/farrah

Hope it helps

Alvaro Graves-Fuenzalida, PhD
Web: http://graves.cl - Twitter: @alvarograves

On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 3:42 AM, Christian Morbidoni <
christian.morbidoni@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm doing some research to get a comprehensive (as much as possible) view
> on what faceted browsers are out there today for RDF data and what features
> they offer.
> I collected a lot of links to papers, web sites and demos... but I found
> very few comparison/survey papers about this specific topic. [1] contains a
> section on faceted browsers, but not so exhaustive, [2] mentions some
> interesting systems but is a bit outdated.
>
> So, my questions are:
> 1) Do someone know a better paper/resource I can look at for a survey?
> 2) Is someone currently working on a survey like this?
> 3) Does someone have notable additions to my list? (pasted at the end of
> the mail)
> At this stage I'm interested in both: automatic and configuration based
> browsers, free and commercial products, hierarchical and flat facets,
> "simple" and pivoting.
>
> thank you in advance
>
> best,
>
> Christian
>
>
> [1] Survey of linked data based exploration systems (2014)
> http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1279/iesd14_8.pdf
>
> [2] From Keyword Search to Exploration: How Result Visualization Aids
> Discovery on the Web
> http://hcil2.cs.umd.edu/trs/2008-06/2008-06.pdf
>
>
>
> My current, randomly ordered list:
>
> tFacets - http://www.visualdataweb.org/tfacet.php
>
> Exhibit (3) + Babel
>
> Virtuoso built-in search + faceted browser
>
> RDF-faceted-browser -Blog post:
> https://sheeeer.wordpress.com/2012/02/08/a-faceted-browser-over-sparql-endpoints/
>
>
> Facete -http://aksw.org/Projects/Facete.html
>
> PivotBrowser - http://www.sindicetech.com/pivotbrowser.html
>
> Rhizomik - http://rhizomik.net/html/
>
> /facets
> Paper: http://homepages.cwi.nl/~media/publications/iswc06.pdf
>
> gFacets - Paper:
> http://www.sfb716.uni-stuttgart.de/uploads/tx_vispublications/eswc10-heimErtlZiegler.pdf
>
>
> Flamenco
>
> Nested Facets Browser - Demo:
> http://people.csail.mit.edu/dfhuynh/projects/nfb/
> <http://people.csail.mit..edu/dfhuynh/projects/nfb/>
>
> Humboldt
>
> mSpace
>
>
>
>
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