How to Link Open Data?

Wouter Beek (wouter@triply.cc), Laurens Rietveld (laurens@triply.cc)

2016-05-11

  • 139,817 publications (3,852,173 facts)
  • 23,543 authors (112,689 facts)
  • 9,959 printers (50,534 facts)
  • SPARQL endpoint
  • R statistics integration
  • Links to DBpedia
  • Links to Biografisch Portaal
  • Links to Cornetto Wordnet

Difficult

  • Determining the meaning of data values
  • Determining the meaning of ontology concepts
  • Institutional barriers

Easy

  • Linking to existing Semantic Web datasets.
  • Linking to existing Semantic Web services.

Benefits

  • Run arbitrary queries over a dataset.
  • Run queries across datasets.

Average publication format (#folds) before and after 1619

6.8 → 4.9

5.6 → 5.7