Semantic Technology Fundamentals


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In 2010, the inventor of the World Wide Web and the creator and advocate of the Semantic Web and Linked Data, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, suggested a 5-star deployment scheme for Linked Open Data. The rating begins at one star and data gets stars when proprietary formats are removed and links are added.

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SPARQL, pronounced ‘sparkle’, is the standard query language and protocol for Linked Open Data on the web or in a semantic graph database (also called RDF triplestore). SPARQL, short for “SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language”, enables users to…

October 12, 2016 Learn more

Semantic annotation is the process of attaching additional information to various concepts (e.g. people, things, places, organizations etc) in a given text or any other content. Unlike classic text annotations for reader’s reference, semantic annotations are used…

August 30, 2016 Learn more

Semantic Data Integration allows users to quickly design data processing jobs involving GraphDB™ and GATE (General Architecture for Text Engineering).  Users interested in "RDF-izing" their data can export the jobs as executable processes or REST services.  Part…

August 29, 2016 Learn more
Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Semantic Technology, as the phrase itself suggests, uses formal semantics to give meaning to all the disparate and raw data that surrounds us. The Semantic Web Technology – or technology for the Web of Data or the…

July 21, 2016 Learn more
What is NoSQL graph database

The NoSQL graph database is a technology for data management designed to handle very large sets of structured, semi-structured or unstructured data. NoSQL (‘not only SQL’) graph databases serve organizations to access, integrate and analyze both unstructured…

July 11, 2016 Learn more
Linked Data Principles

Linked Data is one of the core concepts and pillars of the Semantic Web, also known as the Web of Data. The Semantic Web is all about making links between datasets understandable not only to humans but…

June 24, 2016 Learn more
triple (sjubject -> predicate -> object)

RDF triplestore is a type of graph database that stores semantic facts. RDF, which stands for Resource Description Framework, is a model for data publishing and interchange on the Web standartized by W3C. Being a graph database,…

June 21, 2016 Learn more

Semantic repositories are engines similar to database management systems (DBMS). They allow for storage, querying, and management of structured data. The major differences with the DBMS are can be summarized as follows: They use ontologies as semantic…

June 16, 2016 Learn more
Flintstone family graph

GraphDB™ Fundamentals GraphDB™ Fundamentals builds the basis for working with graph databases that utilize the W3C standards and particularly GraphDB™. It is a training class delivered in a series of nine videos that will accompany you in your…

April 16, 2016 Learn more
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