Wikipedia has long been the place to look up information about all sorts of subjects. In 2012 Wikimedia (the organization behind Wikipedia) started Wikidata: a central storage for the structured data of its Wikimedia sister projects including Wikipedia, Wikivoyage, Wikisource, and others.
Christian DirschlKevin Feeney
In this presentation, we will show how a legacy relational database, used for a successful business application is efficiently replaced by a new and sustainable model, using semantic web technologies and model driven database engineering.
Keeping taxonomies up to date is a labour-intensive and hence expensive endeavour. An obvious approach to save costs is to automate at least some of the manual tasks involved in maintenance. Vacancy text provides good insight into the language employers and HR professions currently use when describing job openings.
While computers and networks have dramatically changed many areas of society, knowledge exchange in research still follows traditional paradigms - the discussion in this topic is devoted on how we can facilitate the paradigm shift from document-based to knowledge graph based information exchange in science and technology.
Jean Pierre Evain
After nearly 10 years of evangelisation, semantic technologies is now being part of the broadcasting landscape. Broadcasters, manufacturers and asset management solution providers’ attention has risen to an unequalled level of awareness. The EBU welcomes this evolution and has developed active collaboration with key industry actors. The EBU is promoting several solutions for the semantic management of audio-visual content and live sport data.
Many organisations are adopting a form of Structured Content Authoring (SCA). This to increase content consistency, discoverability, semantic quality of content, in a multi-channel world.
The creation of derivative data works, i.e. for purposes like content creation, service delivery or process automation, is often accompanied by legal uncertainty about usage rights and high costs in the clearance of licensing issues. The DALICC project aims to develop a software framework that supports the automated clearance of rights issues in the creation of derivative data works.
Thymo van den BrugRené Wubbels
Subtitle: ProRail takes its first steps in semantic information exchange in the Dutch Rail Engineering and Construction industry, using the (Dutch) open BIM standard COINS.
ProRail will share its general view on ‘semantic asset management’. ProRail will discuss what is learned so far from semantic information exchange and what promises can be seen for the future.
Discovering hidden facts in steadily growing and complex knowledge graphs is challenging. It‘s not that a proper SPARQL query can‘t retrieve valuable information. A mission critical task often is to get an idea of those queries and the graph. This becomes even more challenging when the underlying data or schema is not well known.
Pano MariaVictor LouwerseJohn Walker
SKOS is a widely adopted W3C recommendation. It provides us with a standard way of expressing and exchanging concept schemes like taxonomies and thesauri. SKOS concept schemes are often managed in tools that provide a user-friendly way of managing these. Such tools typically have proprietary features, such as workflows, user management, audit trails, etc.