Semantic Technology Fundamentals

Fundamentals

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The most widespread definition of metadata has it that metadata is “information about data”. Thankfully, there’s is another way to look at it, apart from the dry description. Learn what is metadata and semantic metadata and how they help the proper organization and use of digital assets.

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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…

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Text Analysis

Text analysis is the process of slicing and dicing documents into easy-to-manage and integrate data piece. Find out more about its use and applications.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 standardized by W3C. Being a graph database,…

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Semantic repository, in general, is a database management system. It allows storing, querying, and managing structured data. Its major benefit is the use of semantic data schema paradigm, called ontology, which is stored and managed independently from the data.

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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 ten videos that will accompany you in your…

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