DBpedia Blog

  • GSoC2023 – Call for Contributors

    March 2, 2023
    Are you a student looking for a summer experience that combines coding skills with open source development? Then look no further than the Google Summer of Code program 2023, where you can join forces with DBpedia to help advance the state of the art in semantic web technologies. Build … read more
  • LOD activities at the National Archives of the Netherlands

    February 14, 2023
    By Ed de Heer About the National Archives This article describes the Linked Open Data (LOD) activities of the National Archives of the Netherlands and is based on my presentation at Semantics 2022 in Vienna. At the National Archives people find information about their lives, Dutch (political/administrative) history and … read more
  • A year with DBpedia – Retrospective Part 2/2022

    January 12, 2023
    This is the final part of our journey through 2022. In the previous blog post we already presented DBpedia highlights, events and tutorials. Now we want to take a look at the second half of 2022 and give an outlook for 2023. DBpedia Day @ Semantics Conference in Vienna … read more
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  • 2022 – Oh What a Link-tastic Year

    December 6, 2022
    A year with DBpedia – Retrospective Part 1 Can you believe it..? … fifteen years ago the first DBpedia dataset was released. Fourteen years of development, improvements and growth. Now more than 4,150 GByte of data is hosted on the DBpedia Databus. We want to take this as an … read more
  • DBpedia Snapshot 2022-09 Release

    October 28, 2022
    We are pleased to announce immediate availability of a new edition of the free and publicly accessible SPARQL Query Service Endpoint and Linked Data Pages, for interacting with the new Snapshot Dataset. News since DBpedia Snapshot 2022-03 New Abstract Extractor due to GSOC 2022 (credits to Celian Ringwald) Work … read more
  • Retrospective: Google Summer of Code 2022

    October 4, 2022
    We received 11 project proposals for this GSoC edition. For the 11th year in a row, we have been able to support and guide young, ambitious developers who joined us as an open source organization to work on a programming project over this summer. Each year we have been inspired … read more
  • Can Machine Translation be a Reasonable Alternative for Multilingual Question Answering Systems over Knowledge Graphs?

    September 20, 2022
    Spoiler alert: yes it can! TLDR Providing access to information is the main and most important purpose of the Web. Despite available easy-to-use tools (e.g., search engines, question answering) the accessibility is typically limited by the capability of using the English language.  In this work, we evaluate Knowledge Graph … read more
  • DBpedia Day in Vienna – Servus!

    September 15, 2022
    Wow! Up to 100 DBpedians joined the DBpedia Day on September 13, 2022, in Vienna. This year the event was again co-located with the SEMANTiCS conference.  First and foremost, we would like to thank the Institute for Applied Informatics for supporting our community and many thanks to the SEMANTiCS … read more
  • DBpedia Snapshot 2022-06 Release

    July 28, 2022
    The DBpedia team, heartbrokenly, has to inform you: that there will be NO new Snapshot Release of version 2022-06. You can still use the last Snapshot Release of version 2022-03. We want to address the current problem and future solutions in the following. We encountered several new issues, but the major … read more
  • Wrap up Data Week Leipzig 2022

    July 26, 2022
    Exactly 3 weeks ago, the first Data Week Leipzig started on July 4th, 2022. Data Week was a week-long event in Leipzig focusing on digitization in heterogeneous areas of life as well as transparent, traceable and sustainable applications. Among many other presentations and formats in the area of digitalization … read more