Over the past two years, the LATC project (Linked Open Data Around-The-Clock) has worked on converting more than 20 EU datasets to RDF, make them available as Linked Data and SPARQL, and link them to other datasets. The datasets have gone through internal quality assurance against a publication checklist. LATC supports the EU Open Data [...]
Today morning, we started the main LOD2 plenary meeting in Vienna. The first half day session the WebID special interest group discussed about WebID based single sign for the LDO2 stack and authorization. The challenge here is to provide a interoperable authorization layer which describe user, groups / roles and access to different parts of the stack as well as the managed knowledge bases. We agreed on the following short and long-time goals and activities: WebID registration service and stack internal authorization policy.
During a workshop on June 27th at the Historical College in Munich, the AKSW group and the group of the New German Biography at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities presented their results of the LOD2-supported PUBLINK project. Within this project meta-data about 46,000 biographies, 42,000 people and 12,000 locations were made available as [...]
On June 8, I (Jens) visited the process control engineering research group (PLT) of Leon Urbas at the Dresden University of Technology. We first met on the Leipziger Semantic Web Day where Leon Urbas presented interactive Linked Data applications and decided to have a longer meeting later on. I first gave a talk on the [...]
Like in the past two years, we again organize a Leipzig Semantic Web Day on May 5th at the marvelous Mediencampus Villa Ida. This year’s theme is “Linked Data for the Masses”, particularly focusing on its use in enterprises. This event will not only give you the opportunity to discuss current developments around semantic web [...]