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RE: KIT releases 14 billion triples to the Linked Open Data cloud

From: Troy Self <tself@bbn.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2010 10:23:50 -0400
To: <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001b01cad270$1d995a80$58cc0f80$@com>
Well done. This makes me think I should update the binary ontology [1,2] to
accept the LON representation of 1.

-- tBs

[1] http://projects.semwebcentral.org/?page_id=37
[2] http://projects.semwebcentral.org/ont/2008/04/01/binary-ont.n3

> -----Original Message-----
> From: semantic-web-request@w3.org [mailto:semantic-web-request@w3.org]
> On Behalf Of Denny Vrandecic
> Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2010 5:59 AM
> To: semantic-web@w3.org
> Subject: KIT releases 14 billion triples to the Linked Open Data cloud
> We are happy to announce that the Institute AIFB at the KIT is
> releasing the biggest dataset until now to the Linked Open Data cloud.
> The Linked Open Numbers project offers billions of facts about natural
> numbers, all readily available as Linked Data.
> Our accompanying peer-reviewed paper [1] gives further details on the
> background and implementation. We have integrated with external data
> sources (linking DBpedia to all their 335 number entities) and also
> directly link to the best-known linked open data browsers from the
> page.
> You can visit the Linked Open Numbers project at:
> <http://km.aifb.kit.edu/projects/numbers/>
> Or point your linked open data browser directly at:
> <http://km.aifb.kit.edu/projects/numbers/n1>
> We are happy to have increased the amount of triples on the Web by more
> than 14 billion triples, roughly 87.5% of the size of linked data web
> before this release (see paper for details). We hope that the data set
> will find its serendipitous use.
> The data set and the publication mechanism was checked pedantically,
> and we expect no errors in the triples. If you do find some, please let
> us know. We intend to be compatible with all major linked open data
> publication standards.
> About the AIFB
> The Institute AIFB (Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods)
> at KIT is one of the world-leading institutions in Semantic Web
> technology. Approximately 20 researchers of the knowledge management
> research group are establishing theoretical results and scalable
> implementations for the field, closely collaborating with the sister
> institute KSRI (Karlsruhe Service Research Institute), the start-up
> company ontoprise GmbH, and the Knowledge Management group at the FZI
> Research Center for Information Technologies. Particular emphasis is
> given to areas such as logical foundations, Semantic Web mining,
> ontology creation engineering and management, RDF data management,
> semantic web search, and the implementation of interfaces and tools.
> The institute is involved in many industry-university co-operations,
> both on a European and a national level, including a number of
> intelligent Web systems case studies.
> Website: <http://www.aifb.kit.edu>
> About KIT
> The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is the merger of the former
> Universität Karlsruhe (TH) and the former Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe.
> With about 8000 employees and an annual budget of 700 million Euros,
> KIT is the largest technical research institution within Germany. KIT
> is both, a state university with research and teaching and, at the same
> time, a large-scale research institution of the Helmholtz Association.
> KIT has a strong reputation as one of Germany’s university of
> excellence, aiming to set the highest standards for education, research
> and innovation.
> Website: <http://www.kit.edu>
> [1] Denny Vrandecic, Markus Krötzsch, Sebastian Rudolph, Uta Lösch:
> Leveraging Non-Lexical Knowledge for the Linked Open Data Web,
> published in Rodolphe Héliot and Antoine Zimmermann (eds.), The Fifth
> RAFT'2010), the yearly bilingual publication on nonchalant research,
> available at
> <http://km.aifb.kit.edu/projects/numbers/linked_open_numbers.pdf>
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