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Re: LODAtlas 1.0 release - Browsing Linked Data Catalogs

From: Ettore RIZZA <ettorerizza@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2018 19:07:59 +0200
Message-ID: <CAGq-dopJ4hfxv9m3nA6kuT07hg4jEvhK_iysYZQmoFrv0g1TZg@mail.gmail.com>
To: hande.gozukan@inria.fr
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org, public-lod@w3.org
Hello,

Thank you very much, this kind of tool interests me a lot. Just a note: I
see that Wikidata is not there. Are not you afraid that an atlas of the LOD
without a so huge dataset would be like an atlas of the world without China
or Russia?

Best regards,

Ettore Rizza

On Wed, 3 Oct 2018 at 16:45, Hande Gözükan <hande.gozukan@inria.fr> wrote:

> Dear All,
>
> We are happy to announce the release of LODAtlas version 1.0 [1] developed
> by team Ilda at Inria [2].
>
> LODAtlas is a Web tool that helps users find linked datasets of interest
> through faceted browsing + keyword & URI search on the datasets' metadata
> and their schema-level content. The tool provides a set of interactive
> visualization widgets that help compare datasets along different criteria
> (number of triples, last update, interlinking with other datasets in the
> LOD cloud, etc.). Users can also get an idea of the contents of a given
> dataset thanks to a visual summary of the statements it contains. LODAtlas
> also provides a REST API that provides programmatic access to most of the
> data that can be visualized [3].
>
> A talk about LODAtlas will be given at ISWC next week in Monterey, CA, USA
> [4a] (full paper available from [4b]).
>
> [1] http://lodatlas.lri.fr
> [2] https://ilda.saclay.inria.fr
> [3] http://lodatlas.lri.fr/api
> [4a]
> http://iswc2018.semanticweb.org/sessions/browsing-linked-data-catalogs-with-lodatlas/
> [4b] https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01827766/document
>
> Short description:
>
> LODAtlas takes as input CKAN [5] dataset descriptions. The LODAtlas
> instance at [1] gives access to the entire (old) DataHub catalogue [6],
> that of data.gov [7], and partial access to the EU data portal [8] (data
> processing is still ongoing).
>
> [5] https://docs.ckan.org/en/2.8/contents.html
> [6] https://old.datahub.io
> [7] https://www.data.gov
> [8] https://www.europeandataportal.eu
>
> Data processing comprises the following main steps:
> - Download the metadata describing linked datasets from the CKAN
> repository.
> - Download the associated RDF dump files (when available).
> - Process the dump files using LODStats [9] to extract classes, properties
> and vocabularies.
> - Process dump files together with schema/ontology files using the RDF
> Quotients framework [10] to generate visual summaries of the dumps’
> contents.
>
> LODAtlas is developed as an open source project under GNU General Public
> License v3.0. The source code is hosted on GitLab [11].
>
> [9] https://github.com/AKSW/LODStats
> [10] https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01325900
> [11] https://gitlab.inria.fr/epietrig/LODAtlas
>
> LODAtlas instances can be set up by anyone, using CKAN-compliant linked
> dataset descriptions. LODAtlas is available as a Docker image, or can be
> compiled locally.
>
> Any feedback is appreciated!
>
> Best regards,
> The LODAtlas team.
>
Received on Wednesday, 3 October 2018 17:08:59 UTC

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