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RE: freebase parallax: user interface for browsing graphs of data

From: M.Daquin <M.Daquin@open.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 18:32:54 +0100
Message-ID: <E0FEA5DF00E59E409F90C854A1B45BAA0650C2F5@EPPING-EVS1.open.ac.uk>
To: "Giovanni Tummarello" <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org>, "David Huynh" <dfhuynh@alum.mit.edu>
Cc: <public-lod@w3.org>, <semantic-web@w3c.org>

>> The trouble is of course when the whole web is the database, it's hard to
>> suggest those relationships (connections) for a set of entities. How might
>> one solve that problem? I suppose something like Swoogle can help. Is that
>> what Tabulator uses to know what data is on the SW?
>> David

Yep, that would be a good idea. 
The Watson interface provides a simplistic way to navigate into the entities 
the search engine has collected (see e.g. http://tinyurl.com/65dtej).
Would be quite straightforward to use the Watson API to make that possible 
in more sophisticated SW browsers.

I can't remember why we haven't done that already...


> This might also work : ;)

> http://sindice.com/search?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2FPeople%2FBerners-Lee%2Fcard&qt=term

> but so far i am not aware of a linked data browser that uses any
. search engine to get more data, they all just follow links which have
> been explicitly put in the RDF  i think this would be very interesting
> thing to see the links from others as well.
> i picture this in the form of a "get more info" button or a background
> ajax call which could make such button pop up "there is more.."

> your browser could do the same too but currently you'd get links to
> RDF or pages with microformats.  (but you can ask our RDF version of
> those pages directly).

> Giovanni

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