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Re: Yet Another LOD cloud browser

From: carmen <_@whats-your.name>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 15:47:08 -0400
To: semantic-web@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090513194708.GA9070@x>
> I was amazed in the many instances where I got better results from LOD
> dataspace than from Google/Technorati/Wikipedia. For example, searching
> Monopoly, then filtering to the *umbel-sc:MentalSituations* category gave me
> a nice (and in some cases humorous) list of Monopoly knock-offs. I tried

whats the URI to this query?

> finding such a list on the WWW with no
> luck<http://www.google.com/search?q=Monopoly%20knockoffs>.

monopoly inspired unofficial

worked for me. didnt require clientside JS, or hosting for a Virtuoso instance..

> Kingsley tells me that Entity Rank [4] has to do with this, but I wonder
> whether this quality will stick as the cloud increases.

thankfully Google has been optimizing for cloud size of 'the entire internet' (and including non-RDF resources) for about 12 years

i think the 'hard and fast, one solution only' is a problem with SPARQL. there was an interestring paper about using bloom filters from DERI at WWW2k9 or something, for 'approximate results'. not sure if it meshed w/ Bayes/Levenshtein et al
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